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The Resource Life is sweet, 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, (DVD)

Life is sweet, 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, (DVD)

Label
Life is sweet
Title
Life is sweet
Statement of 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
Contributor
Actor
Author
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
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 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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Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Life is sweet (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Alison Chitty ; music by Rachel Portman ; director of photography, Dick Pope ; edited by Jon Gregory
Intended audience
Rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.L5445 2013 DVD
PerformerNote
Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, David Thewlis, Moya Brady, Stephen Rea
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1946-
  • 1957-
  • 1964-
  • 1963-
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  • Leigh, Mike
  • Channing-Williams, Simon
  • Steadman, Alison
  • Broadbent, Jim
  • Spall, Timothy
  • Skinner, Claire
  • Horrocks, Jane
  • Thewlis, David
  • Brady, Moya
  • Rea, Stephen
  • Hemming, Lindy
  • Chitty, Alison
  • Portman, Rachel
  • Pope, Dick
  • Gregory, Jon
  • Sterritt, David
  • Film Four International
  • British Screen
  • Thin Man Films (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
103
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
659
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  • Families
  • Suburbs
  • Twins
Technique
live action
Label
Life is sweet, 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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
833454514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604657210
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515105514
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2259D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)833454514
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life is sweet, 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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
833454514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604657210
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515105514
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CC2259D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)833454514
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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