Cotton Mary Movie Review 1999

Information and Film Reviews for Cotton Mary the Movie

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Lily (Scacchi) is the lonely wife of reporter John (Wilby), living in India in 1954. She cannot nurse her newborn daughter and turns to the ministrations of bossy Anglo-Indian nurse Mary (Jaffrey), who is soon living in their household and having the child fed by her own sister, Blossom (Gupta). Meanwhile, the philandering John eyes Mary's niece, Rosie (Sakina Jaffrey), while Lily sinks into depression, and an increasingly mad Mary ruthlessly takes over their home.

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 124 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Marriage, Bringing Up Baby, The Help: Female, India, Period Piece: 1950s, Sanity Check
Screenplay
Alexandra Viets
Cast
Madhur Jaffrey, Greta Scacchi, James Wilby, Neena Gupta, Sakina Jaffrey, Gemma Jones, Sarah Badel, Joanna David, Riyu Bajaj, Prayag Raj
Cinematography
Pierre Lhomme
Director
Ismail Merchant
Music
Richard Robbins

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