Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
London, England, on the eve of World War II. Guinevere Pettigrew, a strict governess who is unable to keep a job, is fired again. Lost in the hostile city, a series of fortunate circumstances lead her to meet Delysia LaFosse, a glamorous and dazzling American jazz singer whose life is a chaos ruled by indecision, a continuous battle between love and fame.
- Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
- Studio: Focus Features, Kudos, Shine Pictures, Twins Financing, Keylight Productions
- Keyword: london, england, england, based on novel or book, jazz singer or musician, jazz club, pianist, governess, high fashion, eve of world war ii
- Cast: Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciarán Hinds, Shirley Henderson, Mark Strong