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Gosford Park

UK / USA / Italy 2001
produced by
Robert Altman, Bob Balaban, David Levy, Jane Barclay (executive), Sharon Harel (executive), Robert Jones (executive), Hannah Leader (executive) for USA Films, Capitol Films, Film Council, Sandcastle 5 Productions, Chicagofilms, Medusa Film
directed by Robert Altman
starring Eileen Atkins, Bob Balaban, Alan Bates, Charles Dance, Stephen Fry, Michael Gambon, Richard E. Grant, Derek Jacobi, Kelly Macdonald, Helen Mirren, Jeremy Northam, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Maggie Smith, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emily Watson, Camilla Rutherford, Geraldine Somerville, Tom Hollander, Natasha Wightman, James Wilby, Claudie Blakley, Laurence Fox, Trent Ford, Ron Webster, Jeremy Swift, Sophie Thompson, Meg Wynn Owen, Adrian Scarborough, Frances Low, Joanna Maude, Teresa Churcher, Sarah Flind, Finty Williams, Emma Buckley, Lucy Cohu, Laura Harling, Tilly Gerrard, Will Beer, Leo Bill, Gregor Henderson-Begg, John Atterbury, Frank Thornton, Ron Puttock
idea by Robert Altman, Bob Balaban, screenplay by Julian Fellowes, music by Patrick Doyle

review by
Mike Haberfelner

It's a perfectly ordinary and boring party with a spot of hunting at the country manor of the McCordles somewhere in England. 1932, where nothing exciting is supposed to happen but the rich mingle with aristocracy, all trying to remain within one another's favour while vilely gossiping about everyone else. But as pedestrian as the action is upstairs, as hectic things are downstairs with the valets, butlers and maids, as they not only work their asses of for their respective employers, but their world it reigned just as much by jealousy and intrigue as that of those who employ them. And then William McCordle (Michael Gambon), master of the house, is killed - and while this is quite a scandal of course, nobody gives too much of a shit about the good man, as despite his facade as a benign humanitarian, his "friends" have known him as a ruthless businessman not even advert to destroying those close to him, and both his wife (Kristin Scott Thomas) and daughter (Camilla Rutherford) try hard but ultimately fail to show any real concern. Of course, the Yard investigates, but Inspector Thompson (Stephen Fry) is as much treated as a joke by the "upper class" as he himself looks down on the servants of the household and really comes away with nothing, while among the servantry the truth begins to simmer through, and it might be that the world of the masters and the world of servants isn't nearly as separated as everybody would like to think ...


Now truth to be told, in absolute terms, Gosford Park isn't acclaimed director Robert Altman's "best" movie, it might lack a bit in freshness of content - but that's actually also one of the charms of this here film, because while it might not be Altman's best, it shows the director in top form, and it's fascinating to see him apply his very personal style to a very "British" murder mystery, complete with social commentary and even some funny bits here and there. And a wonderful location which the swift camerawork makes the most out of, a light-footed directorial approach, and of course a top notch cast, composed of many of Britain's finest, make this a joy to watch!


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