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The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

Romantic comedy drama about the complexities of marriage and a bittersweet journey of self-discovery. Pippa Lee is devoted to her husband, a publisher thirty years her senior. She has two successful children, and is adored by those around her. But her husband's desire to leave New York for a retirement home, and an affair he has with a woman younger than she is, causes her to reassess her life. She soon finds herself headed towards a quiet nervous breakdown.

1 hour, 35 minutes

Last on

Thu 24 Apr 2014 00:15
BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD, Wales, Wales HD only

Credits

Role Contributor
Herb LeeAlan Arkin
Pippa LeeRobin Wright Penn
ChrisKeanu Reeves
SandraWinona Ryder
KatJulianne Moore
Young PippaBlake Lively
Suky SarkissianMaria Bello
Grace LeeZoe Kazan
Sam ShapiroMike Binder
Gigi LeeMonica Bellucci
Ben LeeRyan McDonald
DotShirley Knight
DirectorRebecca Miller

Kermode and Mayo

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

'If you cut Alan Arkin in half he'd have the word avuncular written all the way through.'

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