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PENELOPE

by Mark Palansky

synopsis

The story of a young woman, Penelope Wilhern, born to wealthy socialites. Penelope is afflicted by a secret family curse that can only be broken when she is loved by one of her own kind. Hidden away in the family's majestic home, she is subjected to meeting a string of blue-bloods through her parent's futile attempt to marry her off and break the curse. Each suitor is instantly enamored with Penelope until the curse is revealed.

international title: Penelope
original title: Penelope
country: United Kingdom, United States, Germany
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Mark Palansky
screenplay: Leslie Caveny
cast: Christina Ricci, James McAvoy, Catherine O'Hara, Reese Witherspoon, Richard E. Grant, Peter Dinklage, Simon Woods
cinematography by: Michel Amathieu
film editing: Jon Gregory, Ian Seymour
art director: Mladen Ozbolt
costumes designer: Jennie Tate
music: Joby Talbot
producer: Dylan Russell, Jennifer Simpson, Scott Steindorff, Reese Witherspoon, Phil Robertson
production: Zephyr Films, Grosvenor Park, Stone Village Prods, Type A Films (USA), Tatira (DE)
distributor: ARP Sélection