Enid

Also Known As

Enid Blyton ( UK )

6.7

Enid
  • James Hawes

  • 25 September 2009

  • Biography / Drama

  • UK

  • 82 min

  • 6.7

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Helena Bonham Carter

Enid Blyton

Matthew Macfadyen

Hugh Pollock

Denis Lawson

Kenneth Waters

Claire Rushbrook

Dorothy Richards

Storyline

Edwardian child Enid Blyton begins to tell stories to her brothers as an escape from their parents' rows before the father deserts the family. Whilst training as a teacher after the Great War she sends her stories to publishers, one of whom, Hugh Pollock,takes her on and also marries her. They have two daughters but Enid is a terrible mother, letting a nanny rear them whilst she, ironically, bestows treats on anonymous children who worship her for her stories. She is ... more


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ILuvMovies

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B+

Good movie29 November 2015

An insight into the complex personal world of the popular children's author. Helena Bonham Carter is great in the lead role. Worth watching

Mad About Movies

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B+

comment08 November 2012

Enid is rated highly by many and therefore worth watching. 8:11:12 11:08:28

Fellinifan

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A+

Powerful and uncomfortable30 December 2011

Enid Blyton's books were loved by generations, but it seems she was not the nicest of people, and in particular to her own daughter. This is an uncomfortable drama to watch if you are a Blyton fan (hence the low imdb scores perhaps) but it is a very well made for TV piece with excellent acting.... more

Lizzy

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B+

Thanks for that comment good to know.21 November 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

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B+

thanks31 October 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

Karma159850

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B+

Made for TV - Fabulous with Helena Bonham Carter!14 May 2010

One definite plus was the way it was filmed, it was shot in a very sumptuous visual style that was most suitable. The costumes were ravishing, the scenery was breathtaking and the makeup was immaculate. The music score had parts that were a) haunting, b) poignant and c) hypnotic, the same effect... more

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