Peter Nichols adapted his own hit play to the screen, based on his experiences in hospitals. A riotous black comedy that's as timely today as ever, it contrasts the appalling conditions in a overcrowded London hospital with a soap opera playing on the televisions there.
In an ingenious touch, the same actors appear in the "real" story as well as the "TV" one, thus blurring the distinctions even further.
Jack Gould directs such outstanding British actors as Lynn Redgrave, Colin Blakely, Eleanor Bron, Jim Dale, Donald Sinden, Mervyn Johns, and, in only his second film, Bob Hoskins. The renowned Carl Davis composed the score.
Writer:Peter Nichols (play), Peter Nichols (screenplay)
The British National Health System is skewered in this comedy set in a rundown London hospital. The hospital is filled with wacky staff members and patients, and the film strives to get all... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Earl s (es) wrote: I think the american version was a much better movie. delivery man with Vince Vaughn .
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Lisa W (us) wrote: Nice slice of life from back in the day.
Dustin P (us) wrote: I expected this to be really bad...and it was. However, I've seen some of the other crappy movies made by the same writers of this one and at I can say this one was somewhat watchable. There are some parts that are kind of funny, but nothing that made me laugh out loud. The thing I hate most is that these guys have a bad habit of shoehorning anything from pop culture into these films. They also tend to blatantly point out what they are referencing - I guess in case the audience is too stupid to recognize it. These guys are capable of creating some funny moments, but they really need to have some quality writers/directors to reel in the painfully unfunny stuff.
Milena K (us) wrote: Beautiful film, heart warming, touching.Gerry Butler is adorable in it. Must to see.
Luciano G (mx) wrote: An adventure in the Spielbergian tradition....'Explorers' answers everything and nothing at all. that is your adventure little ones, no matter what your age, and that is your conundrum.... and don't judge your mommies and daddies too hard. no matter what your age. you are loved.....
Jayden C (ca) wrote: kool as i want 2 see dis. i want 2 see every movie in da wole wide world of course im a movie lover
Chris W (kr) wrote: With its gothic atmosphere and Cthulu-esque subject matter, Dark Waters manages to be a slightly above average horror flick only hampered by a cheesy score and the occasional slow-moving scene.
Ilja S (jp) wrote: A brilliant movie that will appeal to everyone.
Jason R (au) wrote: Complete waste of film when compared to the original. Just what you'd expect from a modern remake.
Cameron M (kr) wrote: Adequate cast but lacklustre script.
tracey c (us) wrote: really a good movie. seen age's ago