When Miss Pettigrew (Frances McDormand) stumbles upon the chance to become the new social secretary to glamorous singer and actress Delysia Lafosse (an incandescent Amy Adams), she seizes the opportunity despite being totally out of her element. Swept up into the glamorous whirl of high society, it's all Miss Pettigrew can do to keep up with Delysia as she juggles her life and career in this charming 2008 comedy about finding a new life and a new love—all in a single day.
"How light is this movie? So buoyant that even an air raid warning, signaling that this whole world is about to crumble under the blitz, can't dampen its giddy spirits."—NYTimes