A Merry War (1998)

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A lively adaptation of George Orwell's singular comic novel, this cheeky comedy follows the travails of aspiring poet Gordon Comstock, who exchanges his middle-class existence for the Bohemian life in hopes of proving to his many doubters that he is indeed an artist of uncommon ability.
Rating:
PG-13 (adult situations)
Genre:
Comedy , Drama
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A-Pix

Cast

Richard E. Grant
as Gordon Comstock
Jim Carter
as Erskine
Harriet Walter
as Julia Comstock
Lill Roughley
as Mrs. Trilling
Julian Wadham
as Ravelston
Lesley Vickerage
as Hermoine
John Clegg
as McKechnie
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
as Mrs. Wisebeach
Grant Parsons
as Beautiful Young Man
Malcolm Sinclair
as Paul Doring
Derek Smee
as Lecturer
Ben Miles
as Ravenscroft Waiter
Richard M. Dixon
as Head Waiter
Roger Morlidge
as Policeman
Roland Oliver
as Magistrate Croom
Bill Wallis
as Cheeseman
Liz Smith
as Mrs. Meakin
Roger Frost
as Orton the Undertaker
Lucy Speed
as Factory Girl
Joan Blackman
as Librarian
Roy Evans
as Cabby
Maggie McCarthy
as Customer
Eve Ferrett
as Barmaid
Lone Vidahl
as Girl in Modigliani's
Steven Crossley
as Man at CLub
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Full Review… | April 26, 2007
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
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Full Review… | April 24, 2002
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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
San Francisco Chronicle
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(***): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] I found this to be funny, in that dry British wit way. If you enjoy British humor, you should see this film.

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