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Life is sweet
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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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Director-approved DVD special ed.
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[New York] : Criterion Collection, [2013]
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1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([18] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
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MPAA rating: R; for language and a scene of sensuality.
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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.
Costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; production designer, Alison Chitty ; music by Rachel Portman ; director of photography, Dick Pope ; edited by Jon Gregory.
Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, Claire Skinner, Jane Horrocks, David Thewlis, Moya Brady, Stephen Rea.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 surround.
English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Publisher Number:
CC2259D
Other Number:
833454514
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