Thursday, October 1, 2009


Written and directed by Mike Leigh

David Thewlis
Lesley Sharp
Katrin Cartlidge
Greg Cruttwell
Claire Skinner
Peter Wight

Premiere date: September 14, 1993 (Toronto Film Festival)

Johnny is a self-confessed lost boy who heads for the big city grit and glamor of London to escape the repercussions of his most recent misstep: the sexual assault of a young woman. But a fresh start isn't meant to be, as Johnny runs into an old love and carouses with others gone astray.

Toronto International Film Festival
Metro Media Award

Cannes Film Festival
Best Director
Best Actor - David Thewlis


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