TITLE: Mary Reilly
YEAR RELEASED: 1996
DIRECTOR: Stephen Frears
CAST: Julia Roberts, John Malkovich and George Cole
PLOT: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde told through the eyes of a poor housemaid who works for the good doctor, who falls in love witth the Doctor’s divided soul.
FUN FACT: Tim Burton was set to direct but left when he got the script for Ed Wood (1994).
140-CHARACTER MINI REVIEW: Interesting parallel to original story, certainly not the greatest retelling of the Stevenson classic
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  1. Simon Ball 26 August 2014 at 3:38 pm

    Julia Roberts adopts the weidest accent for Mary in this movie. It’s all over the British Isles, a little bit Welsh, a bit Irish, a bit Scots, not sure what she was trying to achieve

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