Bright Young Things

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New Line Home Entertainment ;
Pub. Date:
[2005]
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English
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British writer/actor Stephen Fry makes his feature-film debut with the witty, sophisticated comedy Bright Young Things, adapted from Evelyn Waugh's 1930 novel Vile Bodies. Set in London during the '30s, this stylish period film follows an ensemble cast of well-dressed and highly literate partygoers. Aspiring writer Adam Fenwick-Symes (stage actor Stephen Campbell Moore) loses the manuscript of his first novel when traveling through customs. He then sets out to raise enough money to marry his sweetheart, Nina Blount (Emily Mortimer), the daughter of a colonel (Peter O'Toole). All in the name of love, Adam seeks funding through a constant stream of parties, meetings, and conversations with eccentric acquaintances. Cameo appearances are made by the likes of Dan Aykroyd, Simon Callow, and Stockard Channing. Bright Young Things was shown at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi
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auth_author2 Braham, Henry, 1965-, Dudley, Anne, 1956-, Fry, Stephen, 1957-, McAvoy, James, 1979-, Moore, Stephen Campbell., Mortimer, Emily., Sheen, Michael., Tennant, David., Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.
author2-role Braham, Henry,1965-, Dudley, Anne,1956-, Fry, Stephen,1957-, McAvoy, James,1979-, Moore, Stephen Campbell., Mortimer, Emily., New Line Home Entertainment (Firm), Sheen, Michael., Tennant, David., Warner Home Video (Firm), Waugh, Evelyn,1903-1966.Vile bodies.
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display_description During the 1930's, the world of the British uppercrust society is one of nightclubs, dancing, jazz and speed. Their lives revolve around an endless series of parties and pleasure seeking - including motorcars, jazz bands, gossip journalism, drugs, gramophones ... Inevitably, however, the frantic pace of living begins to take its toll and one by one they begin to crash and burn in the search for newer and faster sensations.
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subject_facet Dark comedy -- Feature, Drama, Drugs -- Drama, Feature films, Medicamentos -- Teatro, Nightclubs -- England -- Drama, Sensation seeking -- England -- Drama, Teatro de varidades -- Teatro, Video recordings, Youthfulness -- Drama
title_display Bright Young Things
title_full Bright Young Things [videorecording] / the Film Consortium in association with UK Film Council [and] Visionview [and] Icon Film Distribution ; Revolution Films ; Doubting Hall ; produced by Gina Carter, Miranda Davis ; screenplay, Stephen Fry ; directed by Stephen Fry
title_short Bright Young Things
topic_facet Drugs, Medicamentos, Nightclubs, Sensation seeking, Teatro de varidades, Youthfulness
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