Plot & Details
Richard E. Grant and Helena Bonham Carter star in this satiric comedy about an advertising man who one day decides he's wasting his life and wants to devote himself to the higher calling of poetry, much to the puzzlement of those around him, while trying to maintain a relationship with a beautiful woman who works in his old office. Based on the novel Keep The Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Comedy,Foreign
- Run Time: 101min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 08/28/1998
- DVD Release Date: 06/01/1999
- Distributor(s): First Look
- Director(s): Robert Bierman
- Starring: Richard E. Grant , Helena Bonham Carter , Jim Carter , Harriet Walter
- Themes: Starting Over
- Tone: Humorous,Lyrical,Reflective
- Keywords: advertising, poetry
- Country of Origin: USA (09-18-1998)
- Language: English