Life is Sweet Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jim Broadbent, Alison Steadman, Timothy Spall, Stephen Rea, Jane Horrocks, Claire Skinner

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Mike Leigh's comedy-drama follows an ordinary British family as they struggle with issues of family life. A few eccentric characters are thrown in as Broadbent and Steadman cope with a depressed teenage daughter and a broken leg (his). Life is sweet.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father    -   Mother    -   Daughter Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Battle with shrink/bum?    -   wisdom from a homeless man or bum

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   cook Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   licking    -   seeing breasts Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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