Bodily Harm: Complete Miniseries (DVD)
Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville and Annette Crosbie star in a dark comedy drama about a stockbroker's breakdown in response to a series of unfortunate events in his life.
Stand back, hes about the blow!
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This two-part drama was written by Tony Grounds (Our Girl) for Channel 4 in 2002. Directed by Joe Wright (Darkest Hour), it is an emotional portrayal of modern family life.’‚
Mitchel Greenfield (Timothy Spall) is a happy family man living in suburbia, with a respectable job as a stockbroker. He has a lovely wife Mandy (Lesley Manville - Phantom Thread), adores his teenage daughter Nic (Sadie Thompson) and is caring for his older parents Signey (George Cole) and Sheila (Annette Crosbie).’
But below the surface of his apparent perfect life, cracks are beginning to show. On the eve of Mitchels 44th birthday he loses his job, finds out his wife is having an affair with their neighbour, and discovers his dad is dying of cancer. What results is a mad flash of anger, leaving him threatening people with golf clubs and frightening strangers.
Lesley Manville was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award in 2003 for Best Female Actor for her portrayal as Mitchels philanderer wife.
What the Press Said:
"Spall has cornered the market in men on the verge of a nervous breakdown. He has the face of a man abandoned by the world." Guardian
Release Date: 8th October 2018
Run Time: 135 mins