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Mike Leigh OBE
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In many ways, my parents in an unconscious way wanted to be as English as possible. They went to the theatre, to Stratford, to the Halle. My father only ever voted Labour. They were very bourgeois, very neurotic and very insular. When I went to Israel in 1960 we were on a kibbutz and we insisted on having a discussion about whether you could be an artist on a kibbutz. Of course, what we were ...
Member of the 'Official Competition' jury at the 50th Cannes International Film Festival in 1997.
Films frequently center on the British working class