With a powerhouse ensemble cast, writer-director Mike Leigh's Palme d'Or-winning film is a tour de force of sustained tension and catharsis that lays bare the emotional fault lines running beneath the surface of everyday lives.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 1070.|
Deception -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York] :The Criterion Collection,2021
|Edition||Director-approved special edition, Widescreen.|
1943- screenwriter, film director.
Channing-Williams, Simon, film producer.
Jean-Baptiste, Marianne, actor.
Spall, Timothy, 1957- actor.
Blethyn, Brenda, 1946- actor.
Logan, Phyllis, actor.
Rushbrook, Claire, actor.
Dickson, Andrew, 1979- composer.
CIBY 2000 (Firm), presenter, production company.
Channel Four Films (Firm), presenter.
Thin Man Films (Firm), production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Phyllis Logan, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook.
Director of photography, Dick Pope ; editor, Jon Gregory ; music, Andrew Dickson.
In English; with English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1996.
Special features: new conversation between Leigh and composer Gary Yershon; new conversation between actor Marianne Jean-Baptiste and film critic Corrina Antrobus ; audio interview with Leigh from 1996; trailer; essay by film programmer and critic Ashley Clark.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Audio 2.0 surround.
1 videodisc (142 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded booklet (unpaged : color illustrations ; 18 cm).