Topsy-turvy [electronic resource].
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- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 160 min.)) : sd., col.
- Publisher: [United States]: Universal Pictures , 1999.
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Directed by Mike Leigh.
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Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ron Cook, Wendy Nottingham, Kevin McKidd, Shirley Henderson, Dorothy Atkinson, Martin Savage, Eleanor David, Sam Kelly, Andy Serkis, Charles Simon, Vincent Franklin, Cathy Sara, Nicholas Woodeson, Jonathan Aris, Stefan Bednarczyk, Mark Benton, Eve Pearce, Lavinia Bertram, Theresa Watson, Kenneth Hadley, Dexter Fletcher, Kate Doherty, Michael Simkins, Louise Gold, Sukie Smith, Mia Soteriou, Togo Igawa, Naoko Mori, Akemi Otani, Kanako Morishita, Eiji Kusuhara, Alison Steadman.
A wonderful meditation on the creation of art, Academy Award-winning "Topsy-Turvy" catches Gilbert and Sullivan, the famed playwright-composers, at a crossroads in their illustrious careers. Having scored numerous hits (like "The Pirates of Penzance" and "HMS Pinafore"), they've reached a creative dry spot with their latest project. All seems lost when thanks to his wife's insistence, Gilbert attends a Japanese exposition in London. Soon, "The Mikado" is born. An antic comedy and riveting drama from Oscar-nominated director Mike Leigh, "Topsy-Turvy" was hailed by many critics as the Best Film of 1999. A delight!
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