Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2007

232 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719072376

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Mike Leigh

Tony Whitehead

Published by Manchester University Press

British Film Makers MUP

  • An independent study of one of Britain's greatest living film directors, written with his co-operation and in consultation with him
  • Covers all of Leigh's feature films inlcuding Life is Sweet, Secrets and Lies and Vera Drake
  • The first study to emphasise Leigh's status as a humorist, while addressing long-standing criticisms of his use of 'caricature'
  • Contains an overview of Leigh's TV films

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