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Florence Foster Jenkins was a New York socialite who had dreams of becoming an opera singer -- but not the talent to match. She performed at Carnegie Hall and became famous for her lack of rhythm and pitch. Oscar winner Meryl Streep and Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Grant join "CBS This Morning" to discuss their new movie, "Florence Foster Jenkins."
Join us with Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, and Simon Helberg discussing their new movie, Florence Foster Jenkins Movie out in theaters August 12th!
Genre(s): Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director: Stephen Frears
Writer: Nicholas Martin
Cast: Rebecca Ferguson, Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg
'Florence Foster Jenkins' Summary: In 1940s New York, Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), a New York h
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Meryl Streep interview on Florence Foster Jenkins, Hugh Grant, operatic vocals, Simon Helberg, Stephen Frears
In her latest film the three-time Oscar-winner portrays a historical figure of dubious note: "Florence Foster Jenkins," an amateur soprano who gained popularity for her absolutely horrible voice - and her unbounded enthusiasm for sharing her "gift" with the world. Anthony Mason reports.
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This interview aired on December 2015.