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Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Memento Mori


In the early 1990s the BBC produced an excellent film version of Muriel Spark`s Memento Mori

It starred many notables of stage and screen including the incomparable Dame Maggie Smith as the villainous Mabel Pettigrew

There are also great performances by Dame Thora Hird (a British institution) as Mrs Taylor and Stephanie Cole as Lottie

Also but not least in the cast were Michael Hordern, Maurice Denham, Cyril Cusack,Zoe Wannamaker, John Wood, and Renée Asherson



It can also be seen in Youtube in 7 parts. Here is the link to Part 1 of 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3--Ak8TzfVQ