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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
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Contributor
Actor
Author
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production designer
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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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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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L54 2013
PerformerNote
Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, David Thewlis, Moya Brady, Stephen Rea
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  • 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
The Criterion collection
Series volume
659
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  • Families
  • Working class 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, (videorecording)
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Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: Commentary (featuring director Mike Leigh and record in 2013); 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 featuring an essay by critic David Sterritt
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn833454514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
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
  • (Sirsi) o833454514
  • (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, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: Commentary (featuring director Mike Leigh and record in 2013); 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 featuring an essay by critic David Sterritt
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn833454514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
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
  • (Sirsi) o833454514
  • (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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