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R| 2 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
The lives of the Victorian Era operatic composers Gilbert and Sullivan. Takes place during the original composition of the 1884 staging that would be one of their most famous works, "The Mikado." During this time they were anything but a sure thing, and this movie depicts how they turned things around.

Cast: Jim Broadbent , Allan Corduner , Lesley Manville , Eleanor David , Ron Cook , Timothy Spall , Kevin McKidd , Martin Savage

Director: Mike Leigh

Genres: Drama

Distributor: USA Films, October Films

Topsy-Turvy (1999)

Release Date: September 3rd, 1999|2 hr. 40 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The year's most beguilling and touching surprise. Bravo. show more

  • 100
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Part of the appeal of Topsy-Turvy is its generosity about human folly and shortcomings. Its wistfulness is very touching. show more

  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    One of the year's best movies and certainly its most delightful screen surprise. show more

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