Rotten Tomatoes

Movies / TV

    Celebrity

      No Results Found

      View All
      Movies Tv shows Shop News Showtimes

      The Shell Seekers

      PG 1989 1 hr. 35 min. Drama List
      Reviews 42% 250+ Ratings Audience Score Penelope Keeling (Angela Lansbury) is a withdrawn English matron from an artistic family. After suffering what seems to be a heart attack, Penelope reevaluates her past choices and decides to reconnect with her children, including Noel (Christopher Bowen) and Olivia (Patricia Hodge). Looking back on her life, Penelope reflects on moments of both happiness and regret, focusing in particular on her ill-fated romance with one-time love Richard (Sam Wanamaker). Read More Read Less

      Audience Reviews

      View All (10) audience reviews
      Audience Member Mediocre made-for-TV movie. OK at best. Nice secenery and set decoration. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member Lovely performance by Angela Lansbury as a woman looking to reconnect with something she has lost in her past. Beautiful scenery. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Audience Member Lovely tv movie. Angela goes white haired in this. Good acting. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/12/23 Full Review Audience Member Very enjoyable movie, glad I found it on the library shlef. Serenity and peace. Mother's trouble with children are handled very well. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/23/23 Full Review Audience Member i like the newer one better Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/26/23 Full Review Audience Member I loved the peaceful nature of this film and the scenery. It gives you a good insight into how people at the "golden" stage of life do a life review. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

      Cast & Crew

      Critics Reviews

      View All (1) Critics Reviews
      Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice This engaging drama presents some thought-provoking approaches to life review, mothering, the art of happiness, and the redemptive power of love. Feb 26, 2002 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Penelope Keeling (Angela Lansbury) is a withdrawn English matron from an artistic family. After suffering what seems to be a heart attack, Penelope reevaluates her past choices and decides to reconnect with her children, including Noel (Christopher Bowen) and Olivia (Patricia Hodge). Looking back on her life, Penelope reflects on moments of both happiness and regret, focusing in particular on her ill-fated romance with one-time love Richard (Sam Wanamaker).
      Director
      Waris Hussein
      Rating
      PG, TV-PG
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English