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Leigh, Mike, 1943- film director.
Benson, Graham, film producer.
Bailey, Marion, 1951- actor.
Daniels, Phil, 1958- actor.
Roth, Tim, actor.
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017].
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1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm). 


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[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017].


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
General Note
Special features: New conversation between Leigh and musician Jarvis Cocker; New conversation between actor Marion Bailey and critic Amy Raphael; Interview from 2007 with actor Tim Roth; Plus: an essay by film scholar Sean O'Sullivan.
Creation/Production Credits
Costume designer, Lindy Hemming; music composed by Andrew Dickson; art director, Diana Charnley; film editor, Lesley Walker; director of photography, Roger Pratt.
Marion Bailey, Phil Daniels, Tim Roth, Pam Ferris, Jeff Robert, Alfred Molina, Gary Oldman, Tilly Vosburgh, Paul Daly.
A incisive portrait of the tensions that exist within a working class family.
A slow-burning depiction of economic degradation in Thatcher's England. In this film, unemployment is rampant in London's working-class East End, where a middle-aged couple and their two sons languish in a claustrophobic public-housing flat. As the brothers (Phil Daniels and Tim Roth) grow increasingly disaffected, the grinding boredom of their daily existence is punctuated with tense encounters, including one with a priggish aunt (Marion Bailey) who has managed to become middle-class and a blithering skinhead on the verge of psychosis (a scene-stealing Gary Oldman, in his first major role).
System Details
DVD format, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (1.66:1), mono, Dolby Digital 1.0.
In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Leigh, M., Benson, G., Bailey, M., Daniels, P., Roth, T., Ferris, P., Robert, J., Molina, A., Oldman, G., Vosburgh, T., Daly, P., Pratt, R., Dickson, A., Walker, L., Charnley, D., & Hemming, L. (2017). Meantime . The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mike Leigh et al.. 2017. Meantime. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mike Leigh et al.. Meantime [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Leigh, Mike, et al. Meantime The Criterion Collection, 2017.

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