About

Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who's aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum's ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril's pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but Cyril, who reads Marx and wants the world to be perfect, is reluctant. Cyril's mum locks herself out and must ask her snooty neighbors f...

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Directed by

Mike Leigh

Written by

Mike Leigh (Writer)

Runtime

108 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

london family independent film working class class differences elderly lady

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