Mike Leigh Movies, Books and DVDs

Movies

Vera Drake
Abortionist Vera Drake (Staunton) finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s England - a conflict which leads to tragedy for her family. Vera Drake paints an extraordinary portrait of a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her ...more
US Release: 2004-10-10
UK Release: -
Happy Go Lucky
In the effervescent new comedy from writer/director Mike Leigh (“Vera Drake,” “Secrets & Lies”), Sally Hawkins stars as Poppy, an irrepressibly free-spirited school teacher who brings an infectious laugh and an unsinkable sense of optimism to every situation she encounters, offering us a touching, truthful and deeply life-affirming exploration of ...more
US Release: 2008-10-10
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Another Year
The film is an ensemble, featuring Michele Austin, David Bradley, Jim Broadbent, Phil Davis, Karina Fernandez, Oliver Maltman, Lesley Manville, Stuart McQuarrie, Martin Savage, Ruth Sheen, Imelda Staunton and Peter Wight. Of the cast of twelve, only David Bradley and Stuart McQuarrie are working with Mike Leigh for the first ...more
US Release: 2010-12-29
UK Release: 2010-11-05

DVD

Vera Drake
Abortionist Vera Drake (Staunton) finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s England - a conflict which leads to tragedy for her family. Vera Drake paints an extraordinary portrait of a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her ...more
US Release: 2005-03-29
UK Release: -
Happy-Go-Lucky
Academy Award nominee Mike Leigh (Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, Vera Drake, 2004), delivers the delightfully fresh and cheerful comedy Happy-Go-Lucky. Free-spirited and effervescent, Poppy is a schoolteacher whose unstoppable optimism guides her life. Bubbling forth with giggles, laughter and jokes, life's a bowl of cherries even when she ...more
US Release: 2009-03-25
UK Release: 2008-08-18

Theatre

Abigail's Party
A classic satire of British suburbia in the 1970's. ...more
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Two Thousand Years
The play concerns the lives and relationships of three generations in a contemporary London Jewish middle-class family. It explores a wide range of issues, including politics, religion, identity and the question of Israel and the Middle East. ...more
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