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Another Year (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 4 February 2011 (USA)
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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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Carl
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Katie
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Tanya
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Jack
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Tom's Colleague
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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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Comedy | Drama

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

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4 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Medan åren går  »

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Budget:

£10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£355,626 (UK) (7 November 2010)

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$3,205,706 (USA)
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Trivia

To simulate the four seasons of a year, cinematographer Dick Pope used four different film stocks, and much attention was paid to details in the props so that the passage of time would appear believable. 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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Connections

Featured in Mike Leigh & Lesley Manville on Another Year (2010) See more »

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Written by Elvis Presley & Otis Blackwell
Used by kind permission of Carlin Music Corp & EMI Publishing
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Acting at it's best. Nominations will follow.
28 December 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Another Year is the kind of film an actor wishes they had been in and any director wishes they had made. Mike Leigh's skillful directing is at its peak. Long, lingering shots of the characters angst (which normally frustrate the audience) are achieved in an effortless way. The acting is so flawless that it is difficult to find fault. The story is simple and meandering...but it works, and works incredibly well. Another Year will not be to the taste of the young kick-cutting action packed generation. It requires a mature audience or an audience that have at least pondered about what their life would be like after their forties.

This will gain nominations and should win Oscars.


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