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Based on Elizabeth Jane Howard's novel, Getting It Right this charming comedy follows the story of Gavin Lamb (Jesse Birdsall), a 31 year-old virgin who is terrified with women and still lives with his parents. Nevertheless, he becomes the subject of desire for a variety of women, including a single mother (Jane Horrocks), a wealthy pregnant girl (Helen Bonham Carter) and a middle-aged socialite (Lynn Redgrave). Gavin eventually finds love with one of the three women in this engaging, low-key romantic comedy. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine, Rovi

  • Release date:May 5, 1989

Cast

Jesse Birdsall
as Gavin Lamb
Helena Bonham Carter
as Minerva Munday
Peter Cook
as Mr. Adrian
Lynn Redgrave
as Joan
Jane Horrocks
as Jenny
John Gielgud
as Sir Gordon Munday
Richard Huw
as Harry
Pat Heywood
as Mrs. Lamb
Judy Parfitt
as Stella Munday
Bryan Pringle
as Mr. Lamb
Noriko Aida
as Maid
John Cashmore
as Opera Singer
Rupert Holliday Evans
as Peter
Elizabeth Jane Howard
as Woman at Party
Lula Ioannou
as Salon Junior
Ben Miles
as Spiro
Anne-Marie Owens
as Opera Singer
Pauline Quirke
as Muriel Sutton
Ian Redford
as Bill
Richard Strange
as Sheila's Friend
Vivian Tierney
as Opera Singer
Janet Amsden
as Mrs. Blake
Cyril Conway
as Manservant
Aimée Delamain
as Mrs. Arbuthnot
Kevin Drinkwater
as Winthrop
Shirley Ann Field
as Anne
Irene Marot
as Sheila
Joey Andrews
as Luke
June C. Ellis
as Mrs. Wagstaffe
Noriko Aida
as Maid
Cyril Conway
as Manservant
Anne-Marie Owens
as Opera Singer
Joey Andrews
as Luke
Janet Amsden
as Mrs. Blake
Shirley Ann Field
as Anne
Rupert Holliday Evans
as Peter
Lula Ioannou
as Salon Junior
Irene Marot
as Sheila
Ian Redford
as Bill
Richard Strange
as Sheila's Friend
Pauline Quirke
as Muriel Sutton
Vivian Tierney
as Opera Singer
Elizabeth Jane Howard
as Woman at Party
Ben Miles
as Spiro
Kevin Drinkwater
as Winthrop
John Cashmore
as Opera Singer
Aimée Delamain
as Mrs. Arbuthnot

Crew

Randal Kleiser
Director
Elizabeth Jane Howard
Book Author
Elizabeth Jane Howard
Screenwriter
Clive Tickner
Cinematographer
Steve Tyrell
Composer (Music Score)
Colin Towns
Composer (Music Score)
Christian Kelly
Editor
Caroline Amies
Production Designer
Frank Walsh
Art Director
Jonathan D. Krane
Co-producer
Randal Kleiser
Co-producer
Gregory Hinton
Co-producer
Jeff Gourson
Associate Producer
Rusty Lemorande
Executive Producer
Hazel Pethig
Costume Designer
Sue Black
Makeup
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