"God always has another custard pie up his sleeve."
- Georgy (Lynn Redgrave)
This critically acclaimed sixties comedy features a fine performance by Redgrave as a shy, prudent girl who is exposed to the loose morals of her wild roommate in swinging London. Academy Award Nominations: 4, including Best Actress--Lynn Redgrave.
A dowdy British lass overcomes her physical and social liabilities with a spunky joie de vivre and overall sassy attitude. Even when strapped with the responsibility of raising her roommate's unwanted child, Georgy is rescued by a marriage to a handsome and wealthy widower who is captivated by her plucky charm. A modern Cinderella story for plain-Janes everywhere.
Marks the feature film directorial debut for former television director Silvio Narizzano.
First starring role for Lynn Redgrave. She was co-winner of the New York Film Critics Award for Best Actress in 1966 for her performance. She tied with Elizabeth Taylor in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf'"
Shown at the 1966 Berlin Film Festival, where it received the Catholic Award.