Abigails Party DVD

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Abigails Party DVD
Abigails Party DVD Abigails Party DVD
Hilarious, cringe-inducing and shocking - Mike Leigh takes aim at suburban life in the 1970s. Shown on Play for Today in 1977, this "cocktail party from hell" wickedly took apart the tastlessness, pretensions and pomposity of England's aspiring suburban classes. As a get-together of neighbours turns from social embarrassment, to personal antagonism to crisis, the audience is manipulated into squirming and laughing but is ultimately shoocked. Alison Steadman's incredible performance as the overbearing and garish housewife Beverley launched her career, while the writer and director successfully took his improvisational methods to the big screen with films like the Oscar-nominated Secrets and Lies and the blockbuster Topsy-Turvy.

Special Features
Scene Selection, Funny Women (Edited Highlight)
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioEnglish Mono
BBFCPG
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastTim Stern,Janine Duvitski,John Salthouse,Harriet Reynolds,Alison Steadman
ColourColour
DirectorMike Leigh
Discs1
FormatDVD
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
LanguageEnglish
RegionDVD 2
RegionDVD 4
Released2003-05-26
Run Time101
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1977

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Tags: 1970s