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Universal acclaim - based on 31 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

Summary: When their latest play fails and they threaten to disband, Gilbert and Sullivan are inspired to create their masterpiece, "The Mikado."

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Runtime: 160 min
Rating: Rated R for a scene of risque nudity.
Production: Thin Man Films
Genres: Biography, Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: UK
Languages: English, German, French, Italian, Japanese
Home Release Date: Jun 13, 2000
Director Credit
Mike Leigh Director
Writer Credit
Mike Leigh Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Allan Corduner Sir Arthur Sullivan
Jim Broadbent W. S. Gilbert
Cast Credit
Adam Searle Shrimp
Dexter Fletcher Louis
Francis Lee Butt
Geoffrey Hutchings Armourer
Kate Doherty Mrs. Judd
Lesley Manville Lucy Gilbert
Martin Savage George Grossmith (Ko-Ko)
Roger Heathcott Banton
Stefan Bednarczyk Frank Cellier
Sukie Smith Clothilde
Timothy Spall Richard Temple (The Mikado)
Wendy Nottingham Helen Lenoir
William Neenan Cook
Producer Credit
Georgina Lowe Associate Producer
Simon Channing Williams Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: