The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

DVD Rating: **

Reviewed by: Amber Wilkinson

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Although looking and sounding the part in terms of the disc transfer - and coming complete with a handy digital copy of the film - the extras here are some distance removed from the exotic or best.

There is just one, Behind The Story: Lights, Colours And Smiles - but to describe it as a "special feature" on the box is to overstate its case. Running at just over two minutes, it is little more than a dolled up trailer, with brief contributions from members of the cast, director John Madden and screenwriter Ol Parker.

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At least the extra comes with subtitles for the hard of hearing, as does the main feature, but its a shame more effort wasn't made in terms of supplementary material - particularly in view of the film's Indian setting, which should have at least provided the opportunity for some interesting location observations.

Reviewed on: 04 Jul 2012
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel packshot
Retiring to India and the promised comforts of a luxury hotel, a group of elderly Britons get less than they bargained for and more than they could have dreamed of.
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Product Code: 5020111000

Region: 2

Ratio: 16:9

Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1

Extras: Behind The Story: Lights, Colour And Smiles, digital copy of the film

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