Topsy-Turvy Poster

Release Date: January 14th, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 20th, 2000

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

Production Co: Goldwyn Films, Newmarket Capital Group, Greenlight Fund

Distributors: USA Films, October Films

Keywords: Deception, House, Rise, Friendship, Friend, Witty, Sacrifice

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Awards

Winner Makeup
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1999)
Winner Costume Design