In her mid-thirties, still single and still being set up with dates by her mom, Bridget decides she needs to make a change in her life. She falls for her boss who uses her and then dumps her. In the meantime, Bridget keeps running into the divorced guy her mom tried to set her up with, and he happens to be ex-friends with her boss. She uses her diary as a confessional and she begins to wonder if she will ever find true love.
This film is described for people who are blind or have low vision.
Based on the novel by Helen Fielding.
Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones.
Producers, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Jonathan Cavendish ; screenplay writers, Helen Fielding, Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis ; director, Sharon Maguire ; director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; editor, Martin Walsh ; original music, Patrick Doyle ; costume designer, Rachael Fleming ; production designer, Gemma Jackson.
Consensus: Though there was controversy over the choice of casting, Zellweger's Bridget Jones is a sympathetic, likable, funny character, giving this romantic comedy a lot of charm.
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