Directed by Nigel Cole and written by Tim Firth and Juliette Towhidi, Calendar Girls is a film which was developed on the basis of a true story on 2003. It was featured on a group of middle-aged English women who shot for a fundraising calendar in which they posed nude. It became so popular that nearly millions of copies sold worldwide.
The movie Calendar Girls was adored by every viewer for its simplicity in presentation but the treatment of the movie touches the heart of its viewer intrinsically. The movie essentially deals with normal characterizations which are commonly found in practice, full of grief and habitual narrowness of daily lives.
Calendar Girls, the movie, initiated with a story of a group of women from Rylstone Women's Institute in North Yorkshire. The story is encircled with the production of a calendar that the women produce each year, focusing the scenes of the Yorkshire dales. During 1999, the husband of one of the women in group started suffering by cancer and the turning point of the movie occurred when the women planned to make an alternative strategy in order to fundraising. They made the calendar of themselves appearing nude and the calendar received a worldwide appeal instead of a mere popularity around the village only.
The casts of the movie include Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, John Alders and many more. The genre of Calendar Girls is comedy-drama. In Norway, the movie was released on 12th September, 2003. The actual runtime of the movie is around 108 minutes.
In 2003, the movie received Golden Wave award under the category of best screenplay. In the same year, Calendar Girls awarded as the Best Comedy Film by British Comedy Award and the movie was nominated for best screenplay award under British Independent Film Award. In the same year, Helen Mirren nominated in best actress category for the European Film Award.
In 2004, the movie Calendar Girls got its nomination under various categories. Examples include Empire Award in which it nominated under Best British actress and Best British film award and the recipients were Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. Calendar Girls, the movie, was nominated for Golden Globe Award and Golden Trailer Award in 2004. For Golden Globe Award, Helen Mirren was nominated for her performance in a motion picture. On the other hand, the movie itself was nominated for Golden Trailer Award under best comedy and best foreign movie category respectively