Four Days in July

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Details

Location

Belfast

Year

1984

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

colour

Length

1hr 35min 00sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI, Thin Man Films

Rights Holder

BBC NI, Thin Man Films

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Description

British film director Mike Leigh's made-for-tv film, Four Days in July, takes a satirical look at the mundane lives of two couples - one Protestant, the other Catholic - expecting babies as the 12th of July approaches.

Notes

Mike Leigh is an English writer and director of film and theatre. Many of his films are renowned for their gritty "kitchen-sink realism". Amongst his most celebrated works are Nuts In May (1976), Abigail's Party (1977), Meantime (1983), Life Is Sweet (1990), Naked (1993), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Mr. Turner (2014).

Credits

Cast - Collette - Brid Brennan; Eugene - Des McAleer; Lorraine - Paula Hamilton; Billy - Charles Lawson; Big Billy - Brian Hogg; Little Billy - Adrian Gordon; Brendan -Shane Connaughton; Carmel - Eileen Pollock; Dixie - Stephen Rea; Mickie - David Coyle; Mr McCoy - John Keegan; Mr Roper - John Hewitt; Sister Midwife - Ann Hasson; Children - Geraldine Lidster, Stephen Lidster, Lisa Mullan, Kerry O'Neill; Babies - Emma Hamilton, Mark Lawless; Music composed by Rachel Portman; Viola - Sally Beamish; Cello - Sebastian Comberti; Organistrum - Doreen Muskett, Michael Muskett; Conducted by Tony Britten; Production Assistant - Sally Yapp; Assistant Floor Manager - Kate Power; Production Managers - Mervyn Dougherty, Michael Fewings; Production Associate - Chris Cherry; Properties Buyer - Andrew Clark; Lighting Gaffer - Joe Ryan; Graphic Designer - Anne Smith; Dubbing Editor - Catherine Avend; Dubbing Mixer - David Baumber; Make-up Designer - Liz Boston; Costume Designer - Maggie Donnelly; Designer - Jim Clay; Film recordist - John Pritchard; Photography - Remi Adefarasin; Film Editer - Robin Sales; Producer - Kenith Trodd; Devised and Directed by Mike Leigh.

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