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Bleak Moments

Mike Leigh announced himself as a unique, powerful new voice in British cinema with Bleak Moments, a stunning debut and a masterpiece of understated melancholy.

Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1971

Career Girls

Reuniting after six years, former university flatmates/current young professionals Hannah (Katrin Cartlidge) and Annie (Lynda Steadman) confront old friends and haunts as they tour London in search of Hannah’s prospective new apartment.

Mike Leigh United States, 1997

High Hopes

A darkly comic portrait of late Thatcher-era London, High Hopes examines the different lives of a pair of siblings: Cyril (Philip Davis), a caustic motorcycle courier who takes pride in his working class roots, and Valerie (Heather Tobias), a high-strung aspirant to upper-middle class materialism.

Mike Leigh United States, 1988

Life Is Sweet

This invigorating film from Mike Leigh was his first international sensation.

Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1990
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A slow-burning depiction of economic degradation in Thatcher’s England, Mike Leigh’s Meantime was the culmination of the writer-director’s pioneering work in television.

Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1984
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The brilliant and controversial Naked, from director Mike Leigh, stars David Thewlis as Johnny, a charming and eloquent but relentlessly vicious drifter.

Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1993
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Secrets & Lies

An expert observer of unembellished humanity, writer-director Mike Leigh reached new levels of expressive power and intricacy with this exploration of the deceptions, small and large, that shape our relationships.

Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1996
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The world of Gilbert and Sullivan comes to vivid life in director Mike Leigh’s extraordinary dramatization of the staging of the duo’s legendary 1885 comic opera The Mikado.

Mike Leigh United Kingdom, 1999
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