About the film
london, england alcohol flat bath darkness northern england uncle dark comedy farce money rural area cigar smoking cottage poverty cafe strangulation alcohol abuse english countryside cult film farmer british pub buddy comedy unemployed actor 1960s lake district
Withnail & I
Release Date: June 19, 1987
|Slogan||:||«If you don't remember the 60s don't worry, neither can they.»|
|Production Companies||:||HandMade Films, Cineplex-Odeon Films|
|Producers||:||Mary Selway, George Harrison, Paul M. Heller, Denis O'Brien, David Wimbury, Matthew Binns, Lawrence Kirstein, Valerie Craig|
Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the country house of Withnail's flamboyantly gay uncle, Monty, they encounter the unpleasant side of the English countryside: tedium, terrifying locals and torrential rain.