Cotton Mary

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Run time: 124 mins

In Theaters: Friday 17th December 1999

Distributed by: Universal Studios Home Video

Reviews 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 21

IMDB: 5.4 / 10

Cotton Mary Movie Review

Cotton Mary is a 1950s half-Brit, half-Indian woman in the colonies who runs afoul of her employers -- a stuffy British household featuring new mom Lily (Greta Scacchi). Lily's daughter is a sickly one, and Lily's a borderline unfit mother, so Mary whisks the kid off to her sister for nursing. Yeah, that's the plot -- and the tragic thing isn't that it's a frightful two-hour-long bore, it's that Scacchi is outfitted to look like a fat, frumpy old mom -- which frankly doesn't suit her at all.


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Cotton Mary Rating

" Weak "


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