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Another Year (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 November 2010 (UK)
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A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

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Tom
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Joe
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Ken
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Ronnie
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Carl
Karina Fernandez ...
Katie
Michele Austin ...
Tanya
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Jack (as Phil Davis)
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Tom's Colleague
Eileen Davies ...
Mourner
Mary Jo Randle ...
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A married couple who have managed to remain blissfully happy into their autumn years, are surrounded over the course of the four seasons of one average year by friends, colleagues, and family who all seem to suffer some degree of unhappiness. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »

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5 November 2010 (UK)  »

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Another Year  »

Box Office

Budget:

£10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$111,869 (USA) (31 December 2010)

Gross:

$3,205,244 (USA) (20 May 2011)
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Trivia

The film is dedicated to Mike Leigh's late friend and long-term producing partner Simon Channing Williams. See more »

Goofs

One of Mary's outlays on her troublesome car was for a new carburettor, but the vehicle in the film had fuel injection. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tanya: So how long's this been going on for?
Janet: I don't know.
Tanya: A few weeks?
Janet: A long time.
Tanya: A year?
Janet: I Suppose so.
Tanya: A whole year? You've taken your time to come and see me, haven't you?
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Another Happy-go-lucky?
7 November 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Mike Leighs wonderfully ironic yet sweet look at life takes a little twist in this super ensemble movie which centers around Tom and Gerri and shows us these characters mainly as reflected by their friends and kin. What makes the twist is something written in a different review and which is apparently a Continental European viewpoint if I must believe Mr. Leigh. The minor flaw of this film is that Tom and Gerri hardly develop and if they do, it really is downwards as - when you leave the theatre - you are left with some questions as to whether they really are as warm and supportive as they appear prima facie. Why are all their friends alcoholic losers? And why are they so supportive, yet so aloof? We found a few scenes that show how Tom and Gerri feel about Mary (a shoe-in for any award because of the slightly over-the-top, nail biter performance by Lesley Manville). Their friends really make them feel better about themselves. Whatever may be of this Continental take, it is a tremendously enjoyable movie, as always.


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