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Shirley Valentine Movie

80s Film Summary for Shirley Valentine

Summary

Who says you don’t get second chances in this 80s movie? A woman bored out of her wits gets an opportunity to let her hair down and live again.

Shirley Valentine DVD

Plot

Shirley Valentine-Bradshaw (played by Pauline Collins) was a Liverpool housewife bored about how her life that has becme so mundane in the movie Shirley Valentine.

On the prompt of a friend, Shirley she gets the opportunity to go to Greece for a holiday. In this comedic film, Shirley falls in love while on vacation and gets back in touch with the woman she used to be in the movie Shirley Valentine.

Cast

Shirley Valentine-Bradshaw - Pauline Collins
Costas Caldes - Tom Conti
Gillian - Julia McKenzie
Jane - Alison Steadman
Marjorie Majors - Joanna Lumley
Headmistress - Sylvia Syms
Joe Bradshaw - Bernard Hill
Dougie - George Costigan
Jeanette - Anna Keaveney
Millandra Bradshaw - Tracie Bennett
Sydney - Ken Sharrock
Thelma - Karen Craig
Brian Bradshaw - Gareth Jefferson
Young Shirley - Gillian Kearney
Young Marjorie Majors - Catharine Duncan

Trivia

Shirley Valentine was nominated for an Oscar Award but won the British Comedy Awards instead.

When you’re good, you’re good. Joanna Lumley’s cameo as Marjorie in the movie Shirley Valentine only took one day to film.

Academy Awards:

Pauline Collins won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Shirley Valentine in Shirley Valentine.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Shirley Valentine was released to theatres on 01/01/1989 by Paramount, and grossed $6,353,913 at the box office in the US.


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