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Mr. Turner, Sony Pictures Classics, Film4, Focus Features International & BFI present a United Kingdom/Federal Republic of Germany co-production ; produced by Georgina Lowe ; director and writer, Mike Leigh

Label
Mr. Turner, Sony Pictures Classics, Film4, Focus Features International & BFI present a United Kingdom/Federal Republic of Germany co-production ; produced by Georgina Lowe ; director and writer, Mike Leigh
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R ; for some sexual content
Main title
Mr. Turner
Medium
videorecording DVD
Responsibility statement
Sony Pictures Classics, Film4, Focus Features International & BFI present a United Kingdom/Federal Republic of Germany co-production ; produced by Georgina Lowe ; director and writer, Mike Leigh
Runtime
150
Summary
Explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Classification
resource.filmdirector