PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance
Guinevere Pettigrew, a middle-aged London governess, finds herself unfairly dismissed from her job. An attempt to gain new employment catapults her into the glamorous world and dizzying social whirl of an American actress and singer, Delysia Lafosse.
The director had to ask Lee Pace to leave the set because Amy Adams admittedly was too distracted by him since "he just looked so dashing."
I've distracted myself with ridiculous things; youth, parties, lingerie. I mean, I trained in *socks* for goodness sake.
Guinevere Pettigrew: Socks?
Joe Blumfield: There's a great deal on engineering in a gentlemen's sock, I'll have you know. In the stitching of the heel. By ...
Guinevere Pettigrew: None ...
When Delysia Lafosse gets up from the bathtub, her right hand is covered in soap suds. In a close-up shot seconds later, the suds are gone.
Before the end credits, there is a black screen and a voice calling "some music please", after which music starts playing and the credits start rolling.
$2,490,942 (USA) (9 March 2008)
$12,294,036 (USA) (18 May 2008)
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