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Title Life is sweet [(DVD) videorecording] / Film Four International and British Screen present a film by Mike Leigh.

Edition [Criterion collection].
Publication Info. [United States] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
℗1990
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F LIF    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Criterion collection ; 659
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 659.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 surround.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1990.
Special features: New audio commentary featuring director Mike Leigh.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Credits Produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; music by Rachel Portman ; written and directed by Mike Leigh.
Cast Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks.
Audience Rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality.
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 lay about. 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.
Subject Families -- England -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Suburbs -- England -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Twins -- England -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Added Author Leigh, Mike, 1943-
Steadman, Alison, 1946-
Broadbent, Jim.
Skinner, Claire.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604657210
Standard No. 715515105514
Music No. CC2259D DVD The Criterion Collection
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