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All or Nothing (2002)

R | | Drama | 18 October 2002 (UK)
Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket. Their daughter Rachel cleans in a home for ... See full summary »

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Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket. Their daughter Rachel cleans in a home for elderly people, and their son Rory is unemployed and aggressive. The joy has gone out of Phil's and Penny's life, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they are brought together to rediscover their love. All or Nothing is set on a London working-class housing estate over a long weekend, and also tells the stories of a range of Phil and Penny's neighbors, some of whom become involved in the family's lives, and all of whom experience an emotional journey. Written by Press kit

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Rated R for pervasive language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£164,291 (UK) (18 October 2002)

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$112,935 (USA) (8 November 2002)
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First cinema feature of Sally Hawkins. See more »

Quotes

Phil: Funny, isn't it? Love. If you're not together, you're alone.
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Featured in The South Bank Show: Mike Leigh (2002) See more »

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Don't Make My Brown Eyes Blue
Written by Richard Leigh
Performed by Ruth Sheen (uncredited)
Published by EMI United Partnership Ltd.
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4 March 2003 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

"All or nothing" was typical Mike Leigh. The acting was superb and the characters were realistic. His movies are more like a documentary than a screenplay. I become involved with the characters and I continue to think about them and their lives for a long time afterwards. The characters in this movie led bleak, sad lives. The small amount of happiness at the end of the movie isn't enough to overcome the bleakness of the story. I can't see how these people in the surroundings they live in and associating with the types of people portrayed in the movie could work their way out of their plight. Rory and Rachel are doomed to live in this bleak place. See, I get all involved with these characters. I think they are real. That is the power of Mike Leigh's films. This is a sad movie, an affecting movie. Ruth Sheen was the one bright spot, plus she has a lovely voice.


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