About

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together again, which opens the way to "The Mikado," one of the duo's greatest successes.

7.4
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Directed by

Mike Leigh

Written by

Mike Leigh (Writer)

Runtime

160 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

Gilbert & Sullivan & So Much More

Cast

Keywords

london england biography musical prostitute 19th century cigar smoking drink exhibition telephone call playing piano lyricist gilbert and sullivan

Lists

#481 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#831 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Costume Design Lindy Hemming

Oscar for Best Makeup Trefor Proud

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration