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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande 15 rating

Nancy Stokes (Emma Thompson), a retired school teacher and widow, is yearning for adventure and really good sex, in comedian Katy Brand’s witty drama.

Comedy 2022 97 mins

Director: Sophie Hyde

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Overview

Nancy Stokes (Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson), a retired schoolteacher and widow, is yearning for the sexual adventure that eluded her marriage. She books a hotel room, buys a satin negligée and enlists the services of sex worker Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack). As they reveal more about – and of – themselves to each other, the power dynamics shift and their well-worn masks begin to slip.

Written by comedian Katy Brand and directed by Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays, winner at Sundance and Berlin), this warm and funny movie shines a spotlight on female pleasure and identity.

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