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Leigh, Mike. United Kingdom. 1984.
- Leigh, Mike
- Production Co:
- Central Production; Mostpoint; Channel Four
- United Kingdom
- The Criterion Collection, 2017
- 1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   107 minutes.   color.
sound - monaural.   widescreen
- Drama, Comedy
- 2K digital transfer. A slow-burning depiction of economic degradation in Thatcher’s England. Unemployment is rampant in London’s East End, where a middle-aged couple and their two sons (Phil Daniels and Tim Roth) languish in a claustrophobic public-housing flat. An unrelenting, often blisteringly funny look at life on the dole. With Gary Oldman and Marion Bailey.
Supplemental materials include: interviews and conversations with the director; interview with actor Tim Roth, essay by scholar Sean O’Sullivan.
- Link to:
- FII catalog |