A Merry War

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  • PG-13
Based on a novel by George Orwell. In 1930'S London, the star copywriter of an illustrious advertising firm impulsively quits his job to write poetry and be a 'free man.' His actions cause his girlfriend/co-worker to doubt if he'll ever want to marry her and settle down.
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Based on a novel by George Orwell. In 1930'S London, the star copywriter of an illustrious advertising firm impulsively quits his job to write poetry and be a 'free man.' His actions cause his girlfriend/co-worker to doubt if he'll ever want to marry her and settle down.

Original Release

11/21/1997

US Release

08/28/1998

Cast

Harriet Walter Julia Comstock
Helena Bonham Carter Rosemary
Richard E. Grant Gordon Comstock
Liz Smith Mrs. Meakin / Mrs Meakin
Jim Carter Erskine
Julian Wadham Ravelston
Lesley Vickerage Hermione
Barbara Leigh-Hunt Mrs. Wisbeach
John Clegg McKechnie
Bill Wallis Mr. Cheeseman
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Directors

Robert Bierman

Writers

George Orwell, Alan Plater

Cast

Harriet Walter Julia Comstock
Helena Bonham Carter Rosemary
Richard E. Grant Gordon Comstock
Liz Smith Mrs. Meakin / Mrs Meakin
Jim Carter Erskine
Julian Wadham Ravelston
Lesley Vickerage Hermione
Barbara Leigh-Hunt Mrs. Wisbeach
John Clegg McKechnie
Bill Wallis Mr. Cheeseman
Lill Roughley Mrs. Trilling
Dorothea Alexander Old Woman
Peter Stockbridge Old Man
Grant Parsons Beautiful Young Man
Malcolm Sinclair Paul Doring
Derek Smee Lecturer
Ben Miles Ravenscroft Waiter
Richard Dixon Head Waiter
Eve Ferret Barmaid
Roger Morlidge Policeman

Producers

Robert Bierman Executive Producer
John Wolstenholme Executive Producer
Sara Giles Producer
Joyce Herlihy Producer
Peter Shaw Producer

Editors

Bill Wright

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