Withnail and I (Blu-ray) (1988)

  • Web Code: M2185980
  • Release Date: 01-11-2011
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Bruce Robinson's semi-autobiographical account of his early years as an actor has become a cult hit of massive proportions, inspiring countless numbers of young men and women to quote stars Paul McGann and Richard E. Grant and their booze-soaked dialogue. The story follows these two unemployed actors in 1969 London, as they take a holiday in the country. Trapped inside a dank, empty cabin with each other, an endless downpour of heavy rain battering their roof, the two men
form a complicated bond fueled by booze, disaster, and nihilism. Though not much happens in terms of plot, WITHNAIL AND I is one of the most subtly hilarious films to come out of 1980's Britain.
Theatrical Release Date 1988
Format Blu-ray Disc
Number of Discs 1

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  • Collector Edition
  • Director Cut
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    Universal Home Video
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    United Kingdom
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    Region [unknown]
    Feature film directorial debut for actor/writer Bruce Robinson, born May 2, 1946 Broadstairs, Kent.

    Film debut for British actor Paul McGann, born in Liverpool, England.

    Shot in Technicolor, using Dolby noise reduction.

    Filmed in London, England. Rated BBFC 15 by the British Board of Film Censors.

    Began shooting July 14, 1986, completed August 22, 1987.

    Produced in association with Lawrence Kirstein. Copyright 1988 Heron Communications, Inc.

    Additional credits: Sally Jones (script supervisor); Murray Close (still photographer); and Damson Studios (Titles). Special production consultant was Richard Starkey (better known as Ringo Starr).
    "You shouldn't mix your drinks" -- I to Withnail (Paul McGann to Richard E. Grant) who is about to drink lighter fluid he is so desperate for a drink to keep warm.

    "I demand to have more booze!" Withnail (Grant)
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