Mike Leigh
 Cast: Mike Leigh
Mike Leigh
, David Thewlis
David Thewlis
, Lesley Sharp
Lesley Sharp
, Katrin Cartlidge
Katrin Cartlidge

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A scathing look at Britain in the post-Thatcher era, Mike Leigh's Naked stars David Thewlis as Johnny, an unemployed layabout with a philosophical bent and a nasty edge. In the opening scene, he's committing rape, and before the credits even roll, he's also stolen a car to flee from Manchester to the London home of an old girlfriend (Lesley Sharp). The film's loose, sprawling narrative follows Johnny as he randomly makes his way through the streets of London, encountering a homeless Scottish couple, a nightwatchman and a series of women whom he charms and discards. He lives defiantly outside of the system, refusing to conform to the demands of anyone (including himself).

Product Details

Release Date: 07/12/2011
UPC: 0715515083812
Original Release: 1993
Rating: NR
Source: Criterion
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:11:00
Sales rank: 6,302

Special Features

Audio commentary featuring Leigh and actors David Thewlis and Katrin Cartlidge; Video interview with filmmaker Neil LaBute ; Episode of the BBC program The Art Zone in which author Will Self interviews Leigh; The Short and Curlies, a short comedy from 1987 directed by Leigh and starring Thewlis with audio commentary by Leigh; Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Thewlis Johnny
Lesley Sharp Louise
Katrin Cartlidge Sophie
Greg Cruttwell Jeremy
Claire Skinner Sandra
Mike Leigh Actor
Lesley Sharpe Actor
Peter Wight Brian
Susan Vidler Maggie
Deborah MacLaren Woman In Window
Gina McKee Cafe Girl
Elizabeth Berrington Giselle
Ewen Bremner Archie
Robert Putt Chauffeur
Peter Whitman Mr. Halpern
David Foxxe Tea Bar Owner
Sandra Voe Bag Lady
Toby Jones Man in Tea Bar

Technical Credits
Mike Leigh Director,Screenwriter
Christine Blundell Makeup
Simon Channing-Williams Producer
Alison Chitty Production Designer
Andrew Dickson Score Composer
Andrew Dixon Score Composer
Jon Gregory Editor
Lindy Hemming Costumes/Costume Designer
Steven Jones-Evans Production Designer
Dick Pope Camera Operator,Cinematographer
Eve Stewart Art Director

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