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    Life is sweet [DVD videorecording] / 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.
    [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
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    Leigh, Mike, 1943- screenwriter, film director.
    Channing-Williams, Simon, film producer.
    Steadman, Alison, 1946- actor.
    Broadbent, Jim, actor.
    Spall, Timothy, 1957- actor.
    Skinner, Claire, actor.
    Horrocks, Jane, 1964- actor.
    Thewlis, David, 1963- actor.
    Brady, Moya, actor.
    Rea, Stephen, actor.
    Hemming, Lindy, costume designer.
    Chitty, Alison, production designer.
    Portman, Rachel, composer (expression)
    Pope, Dick, B.S.C., director of photography.
    Gregory, Jon, A.C.E., editor of moving mage work.
    Sterritt, David, author.
    Film Four International.
    British Screen.
    Thin Man Films (Firm)
    Criterion Collection (Firm)
    ISBN: 
    9781604657210
    1604657219
    Bib #: 
    857949
    Local Subjects: 
    DVD.
    Genre: 
    Feature films -- Great Britain.
    Foreign films -- Great Britain.
    Comedy films.
    Series: 
    Criterion collection ; 659
    Description: 
    1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
    Edition: 
    Director-approved DVD special ed.
    Notes: 
    Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
    Special features: Commentary (featuring director Mike Leigh); 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 features an essay by critic David Sterritt.
    DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 surround.
    Performance rights: HOME: home use only.
    English dialogue; English subtitles.
    Summary: 
    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 lay about. 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.
    Performer(s): 
    Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, David Thewlis, Moya Brady, Stephen Rea.
    Audience: 
    Rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality.
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