Easy Virtue

Easy Virtue

           Easy Virtue – an immoral wife
               Genre: Comedy, Romance
               Marriage, scandal, England, intrigue, 1920s, mother-
  A cinematic gem is the British director Stephan Elliott, prima facie, with Easy Virtue – an immoral wife succeeded. Sparkling with wit, brilliant in its equipment, staffed with top-class performers, so radiantly presents the film adaptation of Noel Coward’s eponymous play. That is not necessarily behind impeccable appearance hides an impeccable character, must determine not only the young heroine of the comedy. At second glance, turns out the supposed unique is not as special gem rhinestones. Dialogues and characters may still be sanded so they are still made of glass to see through light and brittle. The production is reflected in their excessive frivolity, the “easy virtue” of the movie title. But between humorous social study and genre paintings commutes director and co-writer Elliott so skillfully that you are not shocked by small defects can be. Enough has already shocked the prudish Englishwoman Veronica Whitaker (Kirstin Scott Thomas). John (Ben Barnes), her only son and youngest member of the family, married an American woman. The divorced racer Larita (Jessica Biel) acts on the frozen spit into bourgeois stuffiness Whitaker’s more exotic than its name. The sunny location of the estate is deceptive. About the property is piling up a dark cloud of debt and the romantic and social prospects for Johns older sisters Hilda (Kimberley Nixon) and Marion (Katherine Parkinson) is murky. With sympathy Larita only meet Mr. Whitaker Veronicas sarcastic husband (Colin Firth) and Butler Furber (Kris Marshall). The old Mrs. Whitaker and her daughters react to the young Mrs. Whitaker Sun Larita as allergic to the flowers, the sneaky Veronica placed around the American. After Larita has in various Fetnäpfchen set and to make matters worse on the house dog, judge the intrigues of the ladies of the house against her marriage to John. , The delicious wit of Easy Virtue hides not only, he fades: the many scenic and dramatic nuances that distinguish a masterpiece of nice entertainment cinema. The Noel Coward-adaptation about an immoral wife is a charming cinematic flyweight, which make the more enthralling actors enjoyable. Only the pale Ben Barnes interfere with the same expressionless face, which he had borrowed in Oliver Parker’s Dorian Gray unsuccessful film version of Oscar Wilde’s subtle social study. The End of Easy Virtue may be thought of as a rejection of the antiquated double standard, but reminds more of a reconciliation with her. Not opposites attract, but like and like attracts like. An immoral wife and her ideal husband to be released from the place where the convention does not tolerate the couple. A Picasso in petto compensated the newly rich future for the expulsion from the bourgeois paradise. What appears to most as the first film, is actually the second. A very young Alfred Hitchcock used the substance in 1928 in an early director. The plot of the period 1924 surprise hit piece was then advanced society the present. The contradiction between perceived decadence of American decency and a supposed English did not have the razor-thin but visible patina of Untimely which Elliott’s comedy clings. For Hitchcock’s work was a silent film, what one can imagine with the sparkling dialogue in the ear barely. The ironic bon mots, which seems to come more often than Noel Coward’s stage play Elliott’s script are spoken so rapidly that each new can forget the previous one. Perhaps, therefore, appears the last – “When the going gets though the though get going.” – At the most elegant, perhaps, because it is part of the song title as great soundtracks. The latter makes Easy Virtue – An immoral wife only to that gorgeous piece of cinematic dross whose ensemble Veronica Whitaker aptly as “perfect for musical comedy” called. As such Easy Virtue is flawless. As a serious satire, he takes it easy with the dramatic virtue. (Lida Noir)
  Title: Easy Virtue – an immoral wife Original Title: Easy Virtue Country of production: United Kingdom Production year: 2008 Length: 97 (Min.) Distribution: Sony Pictures Releasing

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