High Hopes Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for High Hopes the Movie

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A moving yet nasty satiric comedy about a pair of ex-hippies maintaining their counterculture lifestyle in Margaret Thatcher's England, as they watch the signs of conservative "progress" overtake them and their geriatric, embittered Mum. Hilarious and mature.

Distribution

Available on VHS
Running time 110 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Period Piece: 1960s, Great Britain
Screenplay
Mike Leigh
Cast
Philip Davis, Ruth Sheen, Edna Dore, Philip Jackson, Heather Tobias, Leslie Manville, David Bamber
Cinematography
Roger Pratt
Director
Mike Leigh
Music
Rachel Portman, Andrew Dixon
Producer
Film Four International, British Screen

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