Saving Grace

Saving Grace

Brenda Blethyn
Director: Nigel Cole Cast: Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
, Craig Ferguson
Craig Ferguson
, Martin Clunes
Martin Clunes
Nigel Cole


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Waking Ned Divine (1998) meets Up in Smoke (1978) in this wacky British comedy about growing marijuana. Grace Trevethan (Brenda Blethyn is a cheerful upper-class housewife and gardening enthusiast who is blithefully unaware of business matters. This all changes when she learns that her husband fell from an airplane without a parachute. Her husband's numerous hare-brained schemes at getting rich quick left their accounts in utter ruin. Worse, if she does not raise 300,000 pounds quickly, she might lose her manor. Out of sheer desperation, she turns to her oddball Scottish gardener Matthew (Craig Ferguson), who suggests growing pot. Grace puts her green thumb to work, and in the blink of an eye the greenhouse is converted into the biggest marijuana farm in Cornwall. Soon, word gets out to the not unsympathetic townspeople, including the local doctor -- who is somewhat of a pot enthusiast -- and a horror flick-loving Vicar. Unfortunately, a nervy French drug lord (Tcheky Karyo) also learns of their scheme and soon starts causing trouble.

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Product Details

Release Date: 12/05/2017
UPC: 0888574566722
Original Release: 2000
Source: Warner Archives
Sales rank: 2,124

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brenda Blethyn Grace
Craig Ferguson Matthew
Martin Clunes Dr. Bamford
Tchéky Karyo Jacques
Jamie Forman China
Bill Bailey Vince
Valerie Edmond Nicky
Clive Merrison Quentin
Leslie Phillips Vicar
Diana Quick Honey
Phyllida Law Margaret
Ken Campbell Sgt. Alfred

Technical Credits
Nigel Cole Director
Annie Symons Costumes/Costume Designer
John DeBorman Cinematographer
Craig Ferguson Co-producer,Screenwriter
Mark Griffiths Asst. Director
John Midgley Sound/Sound Designer
Gail Stevens Casting
Eve Stewart Production Designer
Alan Strachan Editor
Cat Villiers Executive Producer

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