Acclaimed British filmmaker Mike Leigh reunites with actress Lesley Manville, who also has worked for him in such movies as "Secrets & Lies," in this comedy-drama that traces the lives of several friends over 12 months.
Manville plays a pivotal member of that group, which also includes a couple (Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen) whose three-decades-plus union may be in for a big shakeup. Imelda Staunton, earlier the title star of Leigh's "Vera Drake," also appears. DVD extras: two "making-of" documentaries; audio commentary by Leigh and Manville. *** (PG-13: P) (Also on Blu-ray)
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