Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont is a 2005 US-produced comedy-drama film based on the 1971 novel by Elizabeth Taylor. It was directed by Dan Ireland and produced by Lee Caplin, Carl Colpaert and Zachary Matz from a screenplay by Ruth Sacks Caplin.


All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, Mrs Palfrey (Joan Plowright) strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer (Rupert Friend). Fate brings them together after she has an accident outside his basement flat. The two newly found friends discover they have much more in common with each other than they do with people their own age. Ludovic inadvertently leads Mrs. Palfrey through her past; Mrs. Palfrey inadvertently leads Ludovic to his future.

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    contentLocation London
    director Dan Ireland
    genre comedy-drama
    keywords abandon than the
    musicBy Stephen Barton
    producer Carl Colpaert Lee Caplin Matt Devlen Zachary Matz
    productionCompany B7 Productions Claremont Films
    publisher Carl Colpaert