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Mike Leigh


Mike Leigh, OBE is an English film and theatre director, screenwriter, and playwright. He studied theatre at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and did his early acting with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He began as a theatre director and playwright in the 1960s, and then in the 1970s, he made the transition to television plays, many of which were characterized by a gritty "kitchen sink realism" style. Some of his well-known films include Life is Sweet (1990), the Gilbert and Sullivan biography Topsy Turvy (1999), and the bleak working-class drama All or Nothing (2002). ...
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Thai film wins Palme d'Or at Cannes
London (ANI): Thai film 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' has won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival. The success of the film surprised many who had tipped British director Mike Leigh's 'Another Year' to take home ...
Thai Film Palme Dor Cannes
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