Para disfrutar de una experiencia mejor en MUBI, Actualiza tu buscador
3.7
516 Calificaciones

Topsy-Turvy

Dirigida por Mike Leigh
Reino Unido, 1999
Biografía, Comedia, Drama

Sinopsis

Jim Broadbent and Allan Corduner star as Gilbert and Sullivan, who, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting a major production of their comic opera.

Esta película no está presentándose ahora en MUBI, pero otras 30 increíbles películas sí lo están. Mira que está en cartelera
Topsy-Turvy Dirigida por Mike Leigh

FESTIVALES Y PREMIOS

Venice Film Festival

1999 | Ganador: Best Actor (Volpi Cup)

Academy Awards

2000 | 2 victorias incluyendo: Best Costume Design

2000 | 2 nominaciones incluyendo: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Independent Spirit Awards

2000 | Nominado: Best Foreign Film

The result is one of Leigh’s most brilliant films, and hands down the most pleasurable. The complexity of the characters and their relationships, the wealth of historical detail, the energy generated when Gilbert and Sullivan and the members of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company rehearse The Mikado (their most successful operetta), and the buoyancy of the music itself… make for a filmed entertainment that becomes more rewarding each time one watches it.
March 28, 2011
Leer artículo completo
…I would argue that in Topsy-Turvy Leigh is using the same unsparing gaze that he employs in his earlier works to reveal the structures behind the surfaces of the world of Gilbert and Sullivan, thus making them immediate and accessible to contemporary audiences, along with the era they inhabited. Topsy-Turvy is, in short, a radical work masquerading as a conventional biopic, and shows Leigh striking out into new territory as a filmmaker and social commentator.
October 01, 2005
Leer artículo completo
Period setting and musical numbers aside, the film is essentially not very different from Leigh’s grungy contemporary dramas. What stands out in “Topsy-Turvy” is what drives “Naked,” “Life is Sweet,” and “Secrets and Lies”: dizzying breakneck exchanges between people, uninterrupted. In fact, one of the most lyrical scenes, a mini-masterpiece of observation, is not one of the many beautifully reproduced musical numbers but an offstage rehearsal that practically flies along on Leigh’s wordplay.
March 02, 2000
Leer artículo completo

¿Qué dicen los demás?

Películas relacionadas