A Merry War

  • 1997
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Drama, Romance

This intermittently amusing but always thoughtful adaptation of George Orwell's autobiographical novel, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, features Richard E. Grant as Gordon Comstock, a would-be poet who supports himself as a copywriter in 1930s London. When Comstock's first book of poetry receives a good review in the Times Literary Supplement, he decides to...read more

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01:29 — Based on a novel by George Orwell. In 1930'S London, the star copywriter of an illustrious advertising firm impulsively quits his job to write poetry (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This intermittently amusing but always thoughtful adaptation of George Orwell's autobiographical novel, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, features Richard E. Grant as Gordon Comstock, a would-be poet who supports himself as a copywriter in 1930s London. When Co… (more)

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