Life Is Sweet

Between HIGH HOPES (1988), a grimly humorous portrait of Thatcherite London, and the apocalyptic NAKED (1993), came this sometimes unsettling but essentially sweet-tempered feature from acclaimed British director Mike Leigh. The film concerns a lower-middle-class family of more or less lovable eccentrics living in outer London. The woman of the house, Wendy...read more

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02:20 — Terrific offbeat account of an English working- class family with various fascinations with food. Sweet but not sugar-coated!

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  • Released: 1991
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Between HIGH HOPES (1988), a grimly humorous portrait of Thatcherite London, and the apocalyptic NAKED (1993), came this sometimes unsettling but essentially sweet-tempered feature from acclaimed British director Mike Leigh. The film concerns a lower-midd… (more)

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