Directed by: Susanna White
Cast: Emma Thompson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rhys Ifans, Maggie Smith
Running Time: 1 hr 49 mins
Release Date: August 20, 2010
Plot: Isabel Green (Gyllenhaal) is left to run the farm and bring up her three children while her husband is off fighting in WW2. After two spoiled cousins from London come to stay, everything erupts into chaos. The magical and mysterious Nanny McPhee (Thompson) arrives on the scene to save the day.
Who’S It For? Kids and any adult with a healthy connection to their inner child.
Expectations: I didn’t see the first one, so I figured I’d be left out in the cold. I also figured I’d be surrounded by hordes of shrieking children and that it would be a long, slow crawl to torturous agony.
Emma Thompson as Nanny McPhee: There’s a lot about