Great Britain
130 minutes

A Manchester nihilist comes to London and has a series of encounters that confront him with his own darker self. Relentelessly dour and hopelessly bleak but desperately funny and stunningly performed comedy-drama with something to say about contemporary society.

Film Four International with the participation of British Screen presents a Thin Man Films production.
Starring David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge; Greg Cruttwell, Peter Wight, Claire Skinner, Deborah MacLaren, Gina McKee.
Directed and written by Mike Leigh; produced by Simon Channing-Williams; music by Andrew Dickson; director of photography (Metrocolor), Dick Pope; production designer, Alison Chitty; costume designer, Lindy Hemming; film editor, Jon Gregory.
Screened: DVD, Lisbon, August 1st 2010.


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