R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as the Windmill, a performance hall which goes down in history for, among other things, its all-nude revues.
The movie gets a few historical dates wrong. In real life, Laura Henderson's husband died in 1919. She bought the Windmill Theater in 1930, and began offering the "tableaux vivants" featuring nude performers in 1932. (Director Stephen Frears decided to begin the ... ...
I have learned in these many years of dealing with artists to detest imagination.
The rain was falling down on the windshield in such a manor that was not realistic when Vivian and Bertie were searching for their English Rose. Their car and Vivian's driving were obviously done with green screen or in studio. The lighting of the car also gives away the phony look of the performance.
£752,394 (UK) (27 November 2005)
$11,034,436 (USA) (28 May 2006)
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