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The Resource Life is sweet, Film Four International and British Screen present a Thin Man Films production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh, (videorecording)

Life is sweet, Film Four International and British Screen present a Thin Man Films production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and 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 Films production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh
Contributor
Actor
Author
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • 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 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
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Member of
Cataloging source
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
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L5334 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
  • Twins
  • Food trucks
  • Suburbs
Technique
live action
Label
Life is sweet, Film Four International and British Screen present a Thin Man Films production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: Commentary (featuring director Mike Leigh recorded in 2013); Mike Leigh at the National Film Theatre (interview with director from 1991); 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; new restored 2K digital film transfer supervised by the director of photography; booklet featuring an essay by critic David Sterritt
Bar code
  • 31223143486331
  • 31223143486323
  • 31223143486356
  • 31223143486471
  • 31223143486349
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604657227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515105613
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2258BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)842415988
System details
Blu-ray Disc, region A, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; dts-HD Master Audio 2.0 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Life is sweet, Film Four International and British Screen present a Thin Man Films production ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written and directed by Mike Leigh, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1990
  • Special features: Commentary (featuring director Mike Leigh recorded in 2013); Mike Leigh at the National Film Theatre (interview with director from 1991); 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; new restored 2K digital film transfer supervised by the director of photography; booklet featuring an essay by critic David Sterritt
Bar code
  • 31223143486331
  • 31223143486323
  • 31223143486356
  • 31223143486471
  • 31223143486349
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director approved Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Isbn
9781604657227
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515105613
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2258BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)842415988
System details
Blu-ray Disc, region A, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; dts-HD Master Audio 2.0 surround; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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