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Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (2022)

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Critic Consensus: Sexual awakening stories aren't in short supply, but Good Luck to You, Leo Grande proves you can still tell one with a refreshing -- and very funny -- spin.

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In GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE, two-time Academy Award winner Emma Thompson (Love, Actually) embodies the candor and apprehension of retired teacher Nancy Stokes, and newcomer Daryl McCormack (Peaky Blinders) personifies the charisma and compassion of sex worker Leo Grande. As Nancy embarks on a post-marital sexual awakening and Leo draws on his skills and charm, together they find a surprising human connection.

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Critic Reviews for Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (18)

A movie starring the peerless Emma Thompson as a go-getting widow looking for good sex? You have to show up for Sophie Hyde's earnestly sex-positive dramedy based on this premise alone!

February 1, 2022 | Full Review…

Emma Thompson is sensational in a part that relies on her voluminous nervous energy.

February 1, 2022 | Full Review…

A beautiful movie about desire and pleasure, this is the rare crowd-pleaser that's still willing to take risks.

January 28, 2022 | Full Review…

Thompson is extraordinary as she navigates the various insecurities that come with inexperience, age, and general repression, and McCormack is a charming and understanding match for her.

January 27, 2022 | Full Review…

Katy Brand's screenplay sparkles, avoiding Hollywood clichés as both sides of this sexual exploration talk and act like real people rather than stereotypes.

January 27, 2022 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

A refreshing, intelligent bedroom drama, Good Luck To You, Leo Grande is a quietly hilarious study on emotional and sexual intimacy carried by two powerhouse performances.

January 25, 2022 | Full Review…

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