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775 Ratings

Life Is Sweet

Directed by Mike Leigh
United Kingdom, 1990
Comedy, Drama


Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, Andy is a cook who forever puts off home remodeling projects, Natalie is a plumber and Nicola is jobless. This film is about how they interact and play out family, conflict and love.

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Life Is Sweet Directed by Mike Leigh

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

1992 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1991 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

London Critics Circle Film Awards

1992 | Winner: British Film of the Year

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