Venus

$3m

DBO

$4m

FBO
15 2005 95 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

A veteran actor's quiet golden years turn topsy-turvy when he falls for a young and brash nude model. Their poignant May-December romance is an uplifting tale of love, lust and the endless pursuit of vitality and youth by a man whose life is drawing to a close.

Credits

Awards

2007 Golden Globes

Nominated

  • Best Actor - Drama

2007 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Actor - Leading Role

Featured Clips

Venus - Limos and Leaks

Venus - Limos and Leaks

Maurice's attempt to thrill Jessie with a limo ride and a visit to a movie set reveals more than one of his weaknesses. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - Humiliated

Venus - Humiliated

Nothing, not even a fight or a hospital stay, can keep Maurice away from hotheaded Jessie. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Ian (Leslie Phillips), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - Too Much to Drink

Venus - Too Much to Drink

Maurice and Jessie's night out to the theater turns boozy and awkwardly intimate. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - Top Shop

Venus - Top Shop

Maurice does both Ian and Jessie a favor by taking the wild child out for a day of shopping. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Ian (Leslie Phillips), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - Yodeling

Venus - Yodeling

Maurice is intrigued by Ian's surly great-niece Jessie, but she's less than interested in him. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Ian (Leslie Phillips), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - Looking After Ourselves

Venus - Looking After Ourselves

Maurice visits his ex-wife Valerie, and the two go on to each other about the difficulties of life in their later years. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Valerie (Vanessa Redgrave)

Venus - Naked Aspirations

Venus - Naked Aspirations

Maurice gets Jessie a job as a live nude model, but she's not too comfortable with the idea of him hanging around to watch. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - My Niece's Girl

Venus - My Niece's Girl

Ian talks whistfully to Maurice about the "professional help" he'll soon be getting from his niece's daughter. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Ian (Leslie Phillips)

Venus - You Please Me

Venus - You Please Me

Jessie allows Maurice to get closer, both physically and emotionally. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Venus - I'm Nice to Her

Venus - I'm Nice to Her

An exasperated Ian wants to know Maurice's secret to breaking through Jessie's tough shell. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Ian (Leslie Phillips), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)

Now Playing: Venus - Limos and Leaks
Starring: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker

Maurice's attempt to thrill Jessie with a limo ride and a visit to a movie set reveals more than one of his weaknesses. In this scene: Maurice (Peter O'Toole), Jessie (Jodie Whittaker)