My Old Lady

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My Old Lady Synopsis

Mathias (Kevin Kline), a down-and-out New Yorker, travels to Paris to liquidate a huge, valuable apartment he has inherited from his estranged father. Once there, however, he discovers a refined old woman Mathilde (Maggie Smith) living in the apartment with her daughter Chloé (Kristin Scott Thomas).

Mathias quickly learns that the apartment is a "viager" - an ancient French system for buying and selling apartments - and that he will not actually get possession of the apartment until Mathilde dies.

While working with a Parisian real-estate dealer (Dominique Pinon), to sell his contract for the apartment, Mathias discovers that Mathilde and his father were more to each other than mere tenant and landlord...

  • Credits
    • Starring:
      Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Dominique Pinon
    • Director:
      Israel Horovitz
    • Producers:
      Rachael Horovitz, Gary Foster, Nitsa Benchetrit, David Barrot
    • Screenplay:
      Israel Horovitz
    • Executive Producers:
      Charles Cohen, Daniel Batsek, Christine Langan, Joe Oppenheimer
    • Distributor
      Curzon Film Group
    • Sales Agent:
      Protagonist Pictures
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  • Release Dates
    • Released
      November 21st 2014

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