Nanny McPhee is the delightfully dark children's tale
that revolves around the seven children of Mr. Brown (Colin Firth) who
has recently become a widow. These dastardly little angels have made
their father's life a nightmare as the children have driven away 17
previous nannies through devilishly clever pranks such as pretending to
eat their youngest brother.
Unfortunately for the Brown family, their
mother's strict aunt (Angela Lansbury) has been funding their royalist
lifestyle which is about to end, unless the father finds a bride to
marry within 30 days. Fortunately for the Browns, the strange looking
Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) comes to rescue with her cryptic message
stating that I'll be here when you need me the most but will no longer be
here when no longer need me.
This light comedic tale with a plethora of
adult subtleties hidden throughout the movie tells the tale of these
mischievous children and how Nanny McPhee, with her magic powers brings
this family to unity. Delightfully directed by Kirk Jones with gorgeous
19th century English style-locales, this is one family movie that
children of all ages will simply adore.
Presented in an aspect ratio of 16:9
widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1, Nanny McPhee makes the perfect
transition from the movie cinema to DVD with its exceptionally high
quality video and audio.
For those that love extras, Nanny McPhee is no
stranger to quality extras that include commentary by talented actress
Emma Thompson, some extremely entertaining outtakes and a documentary of
how Nanny McPhee came to be. Recommended.
Commentary with Director Kirk Jones
Commentary with Emma Thompson &
Producer Lindsay Doran
Casting the Children
Nanny McPhee Makeover
How Nanny McPhee Came To Be