(2003) Solo DVD commentary for his movie
All or Nothing
4 Print Biographies
Mike Leigh OBE
5' 7" (1.70 m)
Did You Know?
A Jew is someone who grows up in that environment. You can say that you're working class, you can say that you're northern or southern. These are non-negotiable facts. While I walked away from a Jewish existence, lots of things carried on in my life: gastronomic obsession, massive amounts of reading Isaac Bashevis Singer and Saul Bellow. So one doesn't stop being Jewish.
Interviewed in "World Directors in Dialogue" by Bert Cardullo (Scarecrow Press, 2011).
Films frequently center on the British working class