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Life is sweet

Author: Mike LeighSimon Channing-WilliamsAlison SteadmanJim BroadbentTimothy SpallAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013], ©1990.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 659.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Director-approved DVD special edView all editions and formats
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An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Foreign films
Motion pictures
Drama
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Leigh; Simon Channing-Williams; Alison Steadman; Jim Broadbent; Timothy Spall; Claire Skinner; Jane Horrocks; David Thewlis; Moya Brady; Stephen Rea; Lindy Hemming; Alison Chitty; Rachel Portman; Dick Pope, B.S.C.; Jon Gregory, A.C.E.; David Sterritt; Film Four International.; British Screen.; Thin Man Films (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604657210 1604657219
OCLC Number: 833454514
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Special features: Commentary (featuring director Mike Leigh and record in 2013); Mike Leigh at the National Film Theatre (interview with director); Five minute films (five short films written and directed by Mike Leigh in 1975): Probation, The birth of the goalie of the 2001 F.A. cup final, Old chums, A light snack, Afternoon; booklet featuring an essay by critic David Sterritt.
Credits: Costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Alison Chitty ; music by Rachel Portman ; director of photography, Dick Pope ; edited by Jon Gregory.
Cast: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, David Thewlis, Moya Brady, Stephen Rea.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 surround.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 659.
Other Titles: Probation.
Birth of the goalie of the 2001 F.A. cup final.
Old chums.
Light snack.
Afternoon.
Life is sweet (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Film Four International and British Screen present a Thin Man Film ; a film by Mike Leigh ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written & directed by Mike Leigh.

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An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy.

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