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Notes on a Scandal

Duration :

92

Summary: Nominated for four 2006 Academy Awards(R), this scalding drama of illicit desires features blistering performances by Judi Dench (Best Actress nominee) and Cate Blanchett (Best Supporting Actress nominee). Barbara Covett (Dench) is a gravelly old teacher whose Sapphic fires are set alight by the arrival of lovely art instructor Sheba Hart (Blanchett). But Barbara's discovery of the married Sheba's affair with a teenage student stirs her to malevolence--and prompts her to use the knowledge as power to satisfy her own yearnings. Bill Nighy co-stars. Directed by Richard Eyre; screenplay by Patrick Marber (which earned a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar(R) nomination), based on the book by ZoŽ Heller. (R) (AC,AL,SC)

PRODUCER : Scott Rudin,Robert Fox,Redmond Morris

CAST : Judi Dench,Cate Blanchett,Bill Nighy

WRITER : Patrick Marber,Zoe Heller

DIRECTOR : Richard Eyre

Genre : Drama