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ComedyDrama19831h 47m
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Meantime (1983)

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Comedy Drama 19831h 47m

A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a timid, chronically shy individual and Mark, an outspoken, headstrong young man, are on the dole. This situation is contrasted by the presence of Mavis's sister Barbara, and her husband John, whose financial and social loftiness appears to be a comfortable facade over the unspoken soreness of a lackluster marriage.Meantime featuring Phil Daniels and Tim Roth is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 2 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (4,264 votes).

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#34,227 Ranked Movie

#836 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#8852 Ranked in Comedy Movies

#15151 Ranked in Drama Movies

Meantime has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (4,264 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a timid, chronically shy individual and Mark, an outspoken, headstrong young man, are on the dole. This situation is contrasted by the presence of Mavis's sister Barbara, and her husband John, whose financial and social loftiness appears to be a comfortable facade over the unspoken soreness of a lackluster marriage.

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Runtime: 1h 47m

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Related Genres: ComedyDrama
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Available to watch on: The Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: Oct 16, 1983