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Plot: An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.
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|6.6/10 Votes: 11,496|
|6.4 Votes: 116 Popularity: 6.977|
One of the most under-rated comedies of all time
John Cleese was at his harried best in this little gem of a movie. Certainly one of the most under-rated films in this genre of all time. Intelligent, (maybe too clever and too British for the Americans at the time of release) extremely funny and a film one can watch over and over without it becoming stale. Cleese’s timing is superb and as for his wife and daughter.. an absolute pleasure to observe!
Minor Classic Indeed
Glad to see this film is building up a fan-base. Any references I’ve come across in film guides have been pretty dismissive, and it seems to have been rubbished on its release. I think “minor classic” is the perfect description for it: it’s so pleasantly low-key, restrained and, well, English. It respects the tradition of farce and, despite the frenetic pace and the subject matter, retains a kind of gentle, even staid appeal. The race to get to the conference might be nail-biting but the sleepy English countryside, the apple-eating farmer, the scene of John Cleese soaking in a bath-tub, evoke a world of endearing laziness. A film for bank holidays, and perhaps more suited to TV than the cinema. A Fish Called Wanda has funnier moments but, on the whole, I think I prefer this.
Interesting that so many people have said they can watch it again and again. I’ve seen it four or five times and I’m planning on buying it on my way home from work today, then watching it over dinner. Don’t know what made me think of it and look it up. Actually I saw it being given away free with a newspaper last week, that must be it. I wasn’t going to add to a tabloid’s circulation, though.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 36 min (96 min)
Director Christopher Morahan
Writer Michael Frayn (original screenplay)
Actors John Cleese, Penny Leatherbarrow, Howard Lloyd-Lewis, Jonathan Bowater
Awards 1 win.
Production Company Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment, Isobel Griffiths Limited, Moment Films
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.66 : 1
Camera Moviecam Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory Technicolor, London, UK (colour)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm