Withnail and I Movie Review Summary

Actors: Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown

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WITHNAIL AND I is a british movie directed by Bruce Robinson in 1986.

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The film relates two weeks of the life of Withnail and Peter ( "I" ), two unemployed actors in the 1969 London. Running low with booze and illegal substances, they decide to spend some days in the english countryside.

A cult movie.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

Script Analysis of Withnail and I

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Druggie/drunk problems?    -   alcohol    -   drugs

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   London Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids    -   ignorant small town people Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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