What a wonderful story.A fateful meeting and a friendship of great loyalty and love between two people who are poles apart. quite a tearjerker. Thoroughly recommend it.
Dan Ireland's latest film is the comedy drama, "Mrs Palfrey at The Claremont", based on the best selling novel of the same name, by the late, celebrated English author, Elizabeth Taylor.
The story centers around an elegant elderly lady (Plowright) who, after being recently widowed, moves from Scotland to London to be near to her 26 year old grandson, Desmond. Desmond fails to return any of her several phone calls, or visit her at the resident hotel she is staying (The Claremont), fate brings her together with a young writer, Ludovic Meyer, after she has an accident outside his basement flat.
Eventually, Ludo ends up helping Mrs. Palfrey by playing a charade - pretending to be her grandson, so that the other off-beat elderly residents of the hotel believe that she hasn't been lying, and that she really does have a grandson.