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Year
1990
Runtime
103 min.
Director
Mike Leigh
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Rating *
7.5
Votes *
5,792
Checks
1,340
Favs
106
Dislikes
13
Favs/checks
7.9% (1:13)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. toopsy's avatar

    toopsy

    that mother & daughter brawl between Wendy and Nicola alone would propel this movie to my favourites 7 years ago
  2. jacktrewin's avatar

    jacktrewin

    masterpiece with some outstanding acting from all 4 leads 9 years ago
  3. accidie's avatar

    accidie

    quote:
    that mother & daughter brawl between Wendy and Nicola alone would propel this movie to my favourites


    YESSSSS.

    Brilliant scene, brilliant movie.
    If I were a movie writer/director, that'd be the kind of movie I'd like to make. Working class realness with a touch of rainbow and subtle melancholy.

    This is precious.
    2 years 10 months ago
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In 4 official lists

  1. This movie ranks #95 in BFI's Top 100 British Films
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  2. This movie ranks #473 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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    473
  3. This movie ranks #520 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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    520
  4. This movie ranks #765 in The Criterion Collection
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