First screened in May 2000; most recently screened in April 2009
Director: Mike Leigh. With David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell, Peter Wight, Ewen Bremner, Susan Vidler, Gina McKee, Darren Tunstall, Carolina Giammetta, Elizabeth Berrington, Claire Skinner, Sandra Voe. Screenplay: Mike Leigh.
Twitter Capsule: Thewlis a show-offy marvel, Cruttwell a disaster. Smaller roles allow more intriguing discoveries. Mixed, dour, but bracing.

Photo © 1993 Channel Four/British Screen/Thin Man Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Cannes Film Festival: Best Director; Best Actor (Thewlis)
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Thewlis)
National Society of Film Critics: Best Actor (Thewlis)

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