In 1930, Mrs. Erlynne, who describes herself as poor and infamous, driven from New York society by jealous wives, sees a news photo of wealthy Lord Windermere and his young wife: she heads for the AmalfiCoast to be among the rich and famous for \'the season\' and to snare Mr. Windermere. Gossips twitter as he spends his afternoons with her, his wife blissfully innocent as she blushingly fends off attentions from a young English nobleman, an international playboy who thinks he\'s in love. Mrs. Erlynne is also pursued by a worldly-wise older English nobleman. Mrs. Windermere\'s 20th birthday party approaches, where all plays out amid numerous amoral Wildean aphorisms.

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It\'s captivating cinema that plays like a Hollywood classic.

A Good Woman is set on the beautiful Italian Riviera in the 1930\'s. Mark Umbers and Scarlett Johansson are high society newly-weds, Robert and Meg Windermere. Enter Mrs. Erlynne - Helen Hunt - a scarlet woman who\'s left a trail of unpaid bills and gossip in her wake. Robert is seen in her company and appears to be providing her with funds, sending the rumour mill out of control. And if that\'s not enough, notorious playboy Lord Darlington, played by Stephen Campbell-Moore, has his sights on Meg.

This is one of those films that will defiantly get under your skin, if you let it. Thoughtfully adapted to make the most of Wilde\'s witty lines, A Good Woman is a provocative drama that has a lot to say about loyalty. Hunt and Johansson steal the show, and Tom Wilkinson\'s Tuppy grounds the film superbly with his wisdom and common sense. It\'s captivating cinema that plays like a Hollywood classic.