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DVD006294

Meantime

Leigh, Mike. United Kingdom. 1984.

Title:
Meantime
Director:
Leigh, Mike
Production Co:
Central Production; Mostpoint; Channel Four
Country:
United Kingdom
Year:
1984
Publisher:
The Criterion Collection, 2017
Description:
1 videodisc of 1.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Feature.   107 minutes.   color.   sound - monaural.   widescreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Drama, Comedy
Notes:
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 |
Status:
In