About

Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars with actor Rob Brydon, who is playing Uncle Toby and believes his role to be of equal importance to Coogan's.

6.8
24
Directed by

Michael Winterbottom

Runtime

94 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Because everyone loves an accurate period piece.

Cast

Keywords

meta film based on novel or book filmmaking adaptation film in film actor

Photos

Lists

#637 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?