GenreComedy, Drama, Romance Music directorNicola Piovani CountryUnited Kingdom
Release dateSeptember 22, 1995 (1995-09-22) WriterH.E. Bates (story), Trevor Bentham, Josep Llurba (translation and adaptation) CastVanessa Redgrave (Miss Bentley), Edward Fox (Major Wilshaw), Uma Thurman (Miss Beaumont), Alida Valli (Signora Fascioli) Similar moviesVanessa Redgrave appears in A Month by the Lake and Letters to Juliet
A month by the lake 1995 trailer
A Month by the Lake is a 1995 romantic comedy starring Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox and Uma Thurman. It is directed by John Irvin and is based on the novel by H.E. Bates. Parts of the movie scenes were filmed in Varenna, Bellagio and Lierna area, Lake Como.
In 1913, spinster Miss Bentley (Vanessa Redgrave) enjoyed spending her summer holiday in Lake Como, Italy, with her father before World War I. The year is now 1937, and her father has recently died. To clear the air, she returns to Lake Como on her own to spend a month's summer holiday.
She meets a bachelor named Major Wilshaw (Edward Fox) and becomes interested in him. But a young American girl named Miss Beaumont (Uma Thurman) arrives and flirts with the major.
In 1996, Redgrave was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, losing to Nicole Kidman for To Die For.