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Mr. Turner
Archived: Mr. Turner (2014)

director: Mike Leigh

composer: Gary Yershon
With: Timothy Spall, Paul Jesson, Dorothy Atkinson, Marion Bailey, Karl Johnson, Ruth Sheen, Sandy Foster, a.o.

duration: 149 minutes
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The passion project of Mike Leigh recounts the last quarter century of the great, if not eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. A magnificent portrait by Timonthy Spall, who won the Best Actor Award at Cannes Film Festival for his performance. The film explores his relationships with his father and mistress, while showing the greatness of his talents.


director: Mike Leigh
composer: Gary Yershon
producer: Georgina Lowe
screenplay: Mike Leigh
Editor: Jon Gregory
Cinematography: Dick Pope
sound: Robert Ireland

production company: Thin Man Films Ltd.

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: United Kingdom
year: 2014


MIKE LEIGH (1943): Bleak Moments (1971), Scene (1973, TV Series), Second City Firsts (1975-1976, TV Series), BBC2 Playhouse (1980, TV Series), Play for Today (1973-1982, TV Series), Five-Minute Films (1982, TV Series), Meantime (1984, TV Movie), Four Days in July (1985, TV Movie), The Short & Curlies (1988, TV Short), High Hopes (1988), Life Is Sweet (1990), A Sense of History (1992, TV Short), Naked (1993), Secrets & Lies (1996), Career Girls (1997), Topsy-Turvy (1999), All or Nothing (2002), Vera Drake (2004), Happy-Go-Lucky (2008), Another Year (2010), A Running Jump (2012, Short), Mr. Turner (2014).

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

Other festival films by director Mike Leigh

2010:Another Year
2005:All or nothing
2005:Career girls
2005:Life is sweet
2005:Secrets and lies
2005:Vera drake
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