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Florence Foster Jenkins (2016) Movie Review

In New York, 1944, a wealthy socialite named Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) takes a fancy to opera singing. With her husband’s (Hugh Grant) aid, she reunites with an old vocal coach (David Haig) and hires a young pianist (Simon Helberg). To the pianist’s dismay, his first rehearsal with FlorenceĀ  yields the revelation of her sheer inability to carry a tune.


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