Another Year details
|Starring:||Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville, Stuart McQuarrie, David Bradley, Imelda Staunton, Oliver Maltman, Peter Wight|
|Genres:||Comedy - British, Drama|
|Collections:||Premium pay-per-view, Tablet Rental By Post, Top 400 All-Time Rentals|
|Run time:||2 hours 9 minutes|
|Rental release:||28 Feb 2011|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Mike Leigh's latest film focuses on an idyllic couple nearing old age, and their wayward, depressed friends.
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Anguish in suburbiaBy crumblie (28 reviews) from Attleborough , 05 Nov 2010
[Highly rated reviewer]A typical Mike Leigh film, about relationships, loneliness and coping in 21st century Britain. Wonderful acting throughout and though the plot is minimal Leighfocuses on the characters.Very like Secrets and Lies! Dont miss it! Jim Broadbent is amazing.
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pretentious and earnest, yawn yawnBy PhyllisLumsden (6 reviews) , 22 May 2013I thought this was very dull and not entertaining. It was very 'luvvy-ish' and none of the cast seemed to be straining themselves. It was arty and pretentious and if the cast didn't look as if they were interested.. well, why should I be?!
Superb film!By Tigger74 (1 review) , 14 May 2013What an amazing film - a little slow in places but the fine casting soon makes up for that. Good to see a decent british movie that captures characters we know & love in our own lives - enjoy!
Good old British lifeBy Brit1970 (1 review) , 22 Apr 2013
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideIf you're looking for a racey storyline with a climatic conclusion. This isn't it. More about human nature and the way people interact with each other. British life typically depicted by Mike Leigh. Great acting. A great film is Secrets and Lies by the same director.
Another YearBy BrilliantTrees (160 reviews) from Surrey, UK , 10 Apr 2013A film about a stable, middle-aged couple surrounded by unstable friends & family. It's not as humerous as some of Mike Leigh's other films & is slow paced, but well worth watching.
Superb performances in a film with depthBy davidnio_42 (5 reviews) from Peterborough , 23 Feb 2013A thoughtful and absorbing story of a year in the life of an elderly couple. They are a beacon of stability in their group of friends, and this is not really their story, rather they are the solid centre of the drama around them. Broadbent and Sheen are touching and believable in their roles as husband and wife Tom and Gerri (geddit) but the film belongs to Lesley Manville as the crumbling friend of Gerri's. As the film progresses I began to empathise with the central pairing less and less, as they seemed to subconciously enjoy being the couple that all their friends desperately wanted to be. Excellent performances and a really absorbing film. Thoroughly recommended.