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Directed by Mike Leigh • 1976 • United Kingdom
Starring Alison Steadman, Roger Sloman, Anthony O’Donnell
A couple’s quest to get away from it all comes with some unforeseen hazards in Mike Leigh’s classic tale of a camping holiday gone wrong. Their car packed to the gills, the punctilious Keith ...
Directed by Mike Leigh • 1977 • United Kingdom
Starring Alison Steadman, Tim Stern, Janine Duvitski
Mike Leigh’s filmed version of his acclaimed stage play is a brilliantly biting comedy of manners that lays bare the bourgeois affectations and sexual frustrations of a young suburban couple. Abig...
Directed by Mike Leigh • 1973 • United Kingdom
Starring Liz Smith, Clifford Kershaw, Polly Hemingway
Mike Leigh’s first television drama is also one of his most autobiographical works, set in the same neighborhood where he grew up in Salford in Northern England. Mrs. Thornley (Liz Smith, in a po...