Notes on a Scandal

Release date:December 25, 2006
(Toronto; select cities: December 27)

Studio:Fox Searchlight Pictures

Director:Richard Eyre

MPAA Rating:R (for language and some aberrant sexual content)


Starring:Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Andrew Simpson, Phil Davis, Michael Maloney, Juno Temple, Max Lewis


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Plot Summary:

When Sheba Hart (Cate Blanchett) joins St. George's as the new art teacher, Barbara Covett (Judi Dench) senses a kindred spirit. But Barbara is not the only one drawn to her. Sheba begins an illicit affair and Barbara becomes the keeper of her secret. "Notes on a Scandal" is a story of loneliness, loyalty, envy and love.