Opens: May 16
Duration: 154 minutes
Genre: Historical drama
Mike Leigh is a filmmaker with an instantly recognisable style that began with a series of brilliant BBC TV plays and moved to the international spotlight with a stream of strikingly original tragicomedies for the big screen.
Ever since 1999’s Topsy-Turvy, about the light opera maestros Gilbert and Sullivan, he has developed an occasional and no less personal strain of work based...