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Uniform Title Topsy-turvy (Motion picture)
Title Topsy-turvy [videorecording] / Thin Man Films, The Greenlight Fund, Newmarket Capital Group present ; a Simon Channing-Williams production ; a film by Mike Leigh ; produced by Simon Channing-Williams ; written & directed by Mike Leigh.

Imprint [New York, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    KO SULL MIK Y90DVD    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    TOP    Available
Edition [Director-approved 2-DVD special ed.]
Description 2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([20] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series Criterion collection ; 558
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 558.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1999.
Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by Mike Leigh recorded in 1999. Disc 2. "Mike Leigh and Gary Yershon" conversation between Leigh and musical director Gary Yershon; "A sense of history" short film written by Jim Broadbent and directed by Mike Leigh (22 min., 1992); "Featurette" interviews with Mike Leigh, Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner and other cast members (1999); Deleted scenes; Trailer and TV spots. Booklet. "Great performances" essay by Amy Taubin.
Contents Disc 1. The film -- Disc 2. The supplements.
Credits Cinematography, Dick Pope ; editor, Robin Sales ; music, Carl Davis ; songs, Arthur Sullivan and W.S. Gilbert ; musical director, Gary Yershon ; sound recordist, Tim Fraser ; production designer, Eve Stewart ; costume designer, Lindy Hemming ; choreographer, Francesca Jaynes ; research, Rosie Chambers.
Cast Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ron Cook, Wendy Nottingham, Kevin McKidd, Shirley Henderson, Dorothy Atkinson, Martin Savage, Eleanor David, Sam Kelly, Andy Serkis, Charles Simon, Vincent Franklin, Cathy Sara, Nicholas Woodeson, Jonathan Aris, Stefan Bednarczyk, Mark Benton, Eve Pearce, Lavinia Bertram, Theresa Watson, Kenneth Hadley, Dexter Fletcher, Kate Doherty, Michael Simkins, Louise Gold, Sukie Smith, Mia Soteriou, Togo Igawa, Naoko Mori, Akemi Otani, Kanako Morishita, Eiji Kusuhara, Alison Steadman.
Summary Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Awards Academy Awards, 2000: Best costume design; Best make-up.
Subject Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911 -- Drama.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900 -- Drama.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Mikado -- Drama.
Musical theater -- England -- Drama.
Composers -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Drama.
Librettists -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Musical films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Leigh, Mike, 1943- Screenwriter. Director.
Channing-Williams, Simon. Producer.
Pope, Dick, B.S.C. Cinematographer.
Sales, Robin. Film editor.
Davis, Carl, 1936- Composer.
Sullivan, Arthur, 1842-1900. Composer.
Gilbert, W. S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911. Lyricist.
Yershon, Gary. Musical director.
Fraser, Tim. Sound designer.
Stewart, Eve, 1961- Designer.
Hemming, Lindy. Costume designer.
Jaynes, Francesca. Choreographer.
Broadbent, Jim. Actor.
Corduner, Allan. Actor.
Spall, Timothy, 1957- Actor.
Manville, Lesley. Actor.
Cook, Ron, 1948- Actor.
Nottingham, Wendy. Actor.
McKidd, Kevin. Actor.
Henderson, Shirley, 1965- Actor.
Atkinson, Dorothy. Actor. (Actress)
Savage, Martin, (Actor.
David, Eleanor, 1956- Actor.
Kelly, Sam, 1943-2014- Actor.
Serkis, Andy. Actor.
Simon, Charles, 1909-2002. Actor.
Franklin, Vincent. Actor.
Sara, Cathy. Actor.
Woodeson, Nicholas. Actor.
Aris, Jonathan, 1971- Actor.
Bednarczyk, Stefan. Actor.
Benton, Mark, 1965- Actor.
Pearce, Eve. Actor.
Bertram, Lavinia. Actor.
Watson, Theresa. Actor.
Hadley, Kenneth. Actor.
Fletcher, Dexter, 1966- Actor.
Doherty, Kate. Actor.
Simkins, Michael, 1956- Actor.
Gold, Louise, Actor. 1956-
Smith, Sukie. Actor.
Igawa, Togo, 1946- Actor.
Mori, Naoko, 1975- Actor.
Steadman, Alison, 1946- Actor.
Thin Man Films (Firm)
Greenlight Fund (Firm)
Newmarket Capital Group LP.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604653977
Standard No. 715515069014
Music No. CC1990D Criterion Collection

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