The true story of one of the world's most beloved children's authors, Miss Potter
explores a life marked by extraordinary success, vivid imagination and heart-breaking sadness. Debuting on DVD June 19 from Genius Products LLC. and The Weinstein Company, the bittersweet and romantic tale features a moving performance from Oscar® winner Renée Zellweger
(Best Supporting Actress, Chicago
, 2003) in the title role, as well as a stellar supporting cast that includes Ewan McGregor
(Star Wars: Episodes I
) and two-time Academy Award nominee Emily Watson
(Best Actress: Hilary & Jackie
, 1998 and Breaking The Waves
, 1996). Helmed by Academy Award nominated director Chris Noonan (Best Director, Babe
, 1995), Miss Potter is the "beautiful and enchanting" (Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle) story of the talented writer and gifted artist who created the world of Peter Rabbit, Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Jeremy Fisher and their friends.
A sheltered but talented young woman, Beatrix Potter has delighted generations with her beloved children's tales. When she falls in love with her publisher, she enters a forbidden relationship that changes her life forever.
DVD Special Features
-Feature Commentary with Director Chris Noonan
-The Making Of A Real Life Fairy Tale
-The Life and Times of Beatrix Potter