Calendar Girls

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Calendar Girls ★★½ 2003 (PG-13)

The local members of the Women's Institute club in Yorkshire decide to pose nude for a calendar in order to raise money for leukemia research. The calendar, surprisingly, is a hit, even though the models are a little older than your usual calendar pin-up girls. Enjoyable for the right audience (read: fans of veddy understated British humor that is secondary to the drama), but starts losing cohesiveness near the end. Loosely based on a true story. 108m/C VHS, DVD . GB Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, John Aldergie ton, Linda Bassett, Annette Crosbie, Philip Glenister, Ciaran Hinds, Celia Imrie, Geraldine James, Penelope Wilton, George Costigan, Graham Crowden, John Fortune; Cameos: Jay Leno; D: Nigel Cole; W: Juliette Towhidi, Tim Firth; C: Ashley Rowe; M: Patrick Doyle.