Rent Stanley and Iris Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental

Rent Stanley and Iris (1989)

3.2 of 5 from 55 ratings
1h 40min
  • General info
  • Available formats
Synopsis:
Man and woman. Student and teacher. Stanley and Iris. He's a shy, illiterate short-order cook who's never taken a chance at love. She's a newly widowed factory worker who's vowed to never love again. But as their friendship slowly blossoms and Iris helps Stanley learn to read, his strong yet gentle kindness helps mend her broken heart. And where once two lonely strangers stood trapped within the past, Stanley and Iris can now begin a new chapter of their lives - together.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , Julie Devine, , ,
Directors:
Studio:
MGM
Genres:
Drama
BBFC:
Release Date:
25/07/2005
Run Time:
100 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, French, German Hard of Hearing, Italian, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interactive Menua
  • Scene Access

Rent other films like Stanley and Iris

Reviews (1) of Stanley and Iris

Bland - Stanley and Iris review by Swambi

Spoiler Alert
27/10/2012

This film focuses on personal relationships, family, the struggle and difficulties of daily life, work and death and romance. For me some of the strongest elements were the quite extensive series of scenes in what looked a very realistic (and not totally hygienic) bakery and cake factory, including the workers traveling too and fro, and also some of the scenes between Robert and his Dad, Robert and Iris and Iris and her family.

Although I personally like this type of slow moving and personal focused film, I can't rate this higher than average. Different elements are introduced to the plot and vanish without any reason. Much of the acting is unconvincing, it is never clear why the very intelligent Stanley can't even write his name, and the plot and direction are disjointed and lack focus, so that despite some good scenes, the film overall lacks consistency, focus, credibilty and direction.

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

Help & support

Find answers to frequently asked questions and contact us should you need to

How It Works

See prices and levels and find out how Cinema Paradiso service works

Friends for Films

Invite your friends to join and get free subscription each month