The Chaperone

U.S./U.K., 103m, DCP

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Screened March 29–April 11, 2019

Before she became the flamboyant face of the Jazz Age, actress Louise Brooks (Haley Lu Richardson) was a precocious student in Wichita with dreams of stardom. But when she gets the chance to go to New York to study with a dance troupe, demure society lady Norma (Elizabeth McGovern) insists on accompanying her. Though they differ in temperament, Norma has a mission of her own: to seek her birth mother, and to pave her own path into women’s liberation. A PBS Films Distribution release

Written by Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and co-starring Campbell Scott, Blythe Danner, and Miranda Otto.

A film by Michael Engler

Haley Lu Richardson steals the show.”

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