Meantime

Meantime

Directed by Mike Leigh • 1984 • United Kingdom

Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly intellectually disabled man living with his parents and brother in a housing project. He and his sarcastic manipulative brother still behave like teenagers, living with their parents, harassing each other. The problem is that they are in their late teens or twenties. Neighborhood characters include Hayley, a young woman with a crush on Colin, and Coxy (Gary Oldman) a violent local skinhead who befriends Colin. Trouble ensues when their wealthy aunt gives Colin a job and his brother becomes jealous.

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Meantime
  • Meantime

    Directed by Mike Leigh • 1984 • United Kingdom

    Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly intellectually disabled man living with his parents and brother in a housing project. He and his sarcastic manipulative brother still behave like teenagers, living with their parents, harassing each oth...

Extras

  • Mike Leigh with Jarvis Cocker

    Musician Jarvis Cocker asks director Mike Leigh about his distinctive filmmaking process in this interview, recorded in 2016.

  • Marion Bailey and Amy Raphael on MEANTIME

    In this interview, recorded in 2017, writer Amy Raphael interviews actor Marion Bailey about creating the character of Auntie Barbara for MEANTIME.

  • Tim Roth on MEANTIME

    Actor Tim Roth talks about his experiences making MEANTIME in this 2007 interview.