• Publication date: March 16, 2013

Plenty

Adapted from David Hare’s Broadway play, in ‘Plenty’ Fred Schepisi manages to allow Streep to bring out the best in her. Playing a Brit, Susan, who fought on the side of the French Resistance during World War II, she returns to post-war England, though the love of her life might have been an intense intimacy shared with a near stranger, a memento she will carry for life…

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1985

MBC Max:

March 21, 2013 05:00 (KSA) ~ March 21, 2013 04:00 (CLT)

Adapted from David Hare’s Broadway play; tackling the dual nature of political idealism and the need for some people to always remain locked in fighting for a cause, in ‘Plenty’ Fred Schepisi manages to allow Streep to bring out the best in her.

Playing a Brit, Susan (Meryl Streep), who fought on the side of the French Resistance during World War II, she returns to post-war England, though the love of her life might have been an intense intimacy shared with a near stranger, a paratrooper named Lazar (Sam Neill) who will save her life from a German night patrol, leaving her with a memento she will carry for life…

Starring:

  • Meryl Streep
  • Charles Dance
  • Tracey Ullman
  • John Gielgud
  • Sting
  • Ian McKellen
  • Sam Neill

Directed by:  Fred Schepisi

Rating:  R for brief violent images, language, and some sexuality.