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Withnail & I

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know But Were Too Drunk To Ask

by Thomas Hewitt-McManus

  • 264 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Lulu.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • General,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Withnail and I (Motion picture)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8430370M
    ISBN 101411658213
    ISBN 109781411658219
    OCLC/WorldCa77011711

    Withnail: "I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my mirth. And indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory. This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appeareth nothing. Is any film worth re-viewing over times? From and all that, through the cultural by-ways of the s, this book attempts to explain such strange practices, and to trace their origins in the makings of some remarkable films, including 'Tommy', 'The Man Who Fell To Earth', 'Quadrophenia', 'Withnail & I', 'Trainspotting' and 'Performance'.

    Marwood and Withnail, two out-of-work actors, take a holiday to the house of Withnail's uncle Monty and discover the unpleasant side of the English countryside: tedium, terrifying locals and torrential rain.   Withnail and I - Ebook written by Bruce Robinson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Withnail and I.

      One features Robinson, the other critic Kevin Jackson, who wrote the BFI Modern Classic book on Withnail. Having the two provides that perfect balance between production detail (Robinson’s stories about developing and making the film could be a film unto themselves) and critical analysis. Then, look to four documentaries produced as part of. - Explore Megan McGuire's board "Withnail & I", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Withnail and i, Paul mcgann, Film pins.


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Withnail & I by Thomas Hewitt-McManus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Withnail Books I have opened a bookshop by mistake. Too many books, so it's time to sell some. As someone I admire once said, 'I love a little shop', and now I have one, in Penrith. Come and say hello next time you're spending a delightful weekend in the country.

I also blog about books. Withnail and I is a British black comedy film written and directed by Bruce y based on Robinson's life in London in the late s, the plot follows two unemployed actors, Withnail and "I" (portrayed by Richard E.

Grant and Paul McGann, respectively) who share a flat in Camden Town in Needing a holiday, they obtain the key to a country cottage in the Lake District Music by: David Dundas, Rick Wentworth. Withnail and I book. Read 47 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Presents the screenplay of the classic cult film by Bruce Robinson, /5. Withnail and the Romantic Imagination: a Eulogy Written by Maisie Robson and published by The King's England Press, Withnail and the Romantic Imagination is a fascinating book that explores the themes that give the film its enduring relevance and meaning.

Find out more about it here. Withnail and I is often described as a cult classic but as one of the most sought after videos in the country that notion of cult should not be confused with a lack of popularity. Year after year another set of students gets initiated into the cult of "Withnail" and after a few viewings (because it really is one of those films that viewers keep returning to) find themselves quoting ad nauseam 5/5(41).

Why Withnail Books. I have opened a bookshop by mistake in Penrith, near to where one of my favourite films, Withnail and I, was filmed, so it would be rude *not* to call it Withnail to be % clear though, Withnail Books is not licenced, approved or endorsed by HandMade Films, Bruce Robinson, Uncle Monty or any person or entity connected with the film.

Directed by Bruce Robinson. With Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths, Ralph Brown. Intwo substance-abusing, unemployed actors retreat to the countryside for a holiday that proves disastrous. After Martin met Grant filming LA Story they began a correspondence that could fill a book.

The star of Withnail & I sent faxes full of gossip, hilarious character assassinations, self-loathing. A new Withnail and I book has been published that presents an array of facts, anecdotes, and trivia regarding the production of the film as well as the colourful genesis of its plot and characters.

Written using an "A to Z" format, the book includes photographs and maps of the film's locations, and yields answers to the many questions asked. On telling the powers that be on the film desk that Withnail and I was my favourite movie, I was informed this was a "typical choice for muso types".

I was outraged. Were they suggesting "muso Author: Tim Jonze. Withnail & I is by far my favorite movie from the s, and this book is a very literate critique of Robinson's film.

The BFI series includes scene-by-scene analyses of movies, and it's remarkable the things in the film that Jackson uncovers/5(11). [last lines] Withnail: I have of late, but wherefore I know not, lost all my indeed it goes so heavily with my disposition that this goodly frame, the earth, seems to me a sterile promontory.

This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o'erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, why, it appeareth nothing to me but a foul and pestilent.

Withnail Books, Penrith, United Kingdom. likes 25 talking about this. Vintage and collectable books for sale, online, and from our shop in Penrith, part of the Brunswick Yard Antiques and. Withnail and I. Camden Town, the arse-end of the sixties.

Two struggling, unemployed actors decide some respite is in order and so depart their miserable flat for a week in the Lake District – one that will involve rain, booze, minimal supplies, a randy bull and an even randier Uncle Monty.

Withnail and I is without a doubt my favourite film of all time, it's the funniest, most joyous ride with a bittersweet end. For me, this probably one of the few films you could buy the script for and read it with genuine intrigue and happiness - Bruce Robinson's use of the English language is nothing short of remarkable, it's just so creative and hilarious that I often found myself shaking my /5(36).

the book about handmade films has a lot of info & anecdotes about this flick. chief among the omissions here is that robinson auditioned eddie ‘tenpole’ tudor for withnail, but there’s other useful stuff like grant’s allergy to alcohol & so on. someone who cares about this movie should add it into the article & dump some more of the.

Trailer – Withnail & I () A grubbing and fuzzy trailer that includes a solid collection of favourite lines. Trailer – How to Get Ahead in Advertising () Another fluffy quality trailer, this one cropped tothat sells the film as fast moving farce. Book I know what you're thinking. He meant to write 'booklet' and mistyped.

Not so. Withnail, you bastard. Wake up. He bangs on the ceiling with a saucepan and moves to the sink to wash. Marwood: Oi. Wake up you bastard. You've got to get wood. Withnail enters, dressed already and wrapped in a blanket. Withnail: Jesus, you're covered in shit.

Marwood: I tried to get fuel and wood. There's a miserable little pensioner down there. Withnail & I book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Withnail & I, the cult film and highly quotable debut by writer and dir /5.

This is a good little book about the film "Withnail and I." The structure of the book is built around a synopsis of the entire movie, describing exactly what the viewer sees.

Interspersed amidst the story are paragraphs analyzing each scene, anecdotes from the making of the film, the evolution of the script, and parallels to screenwriter Bruce Reviews:. Hitting the ripe old age of 30 this year, Bruce Robinson’s Withnail & I () is one of the defining British films of the s.

Celebrated for its endlessly quoted screenplay and gleeful evocation of the debauchery of two down-on-their-luck actors (Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann) in the late s, it’s also a key film about the clash between city and country.Get this from a library!

Withnail & I. [Kevin Jackson] -- This virtually plot-free story of two out-of-work actors (played by Richard E. Grant and Paul McGann), whose booze-fueled weekend in the country takes various unexpected turns, failed to find an.

London, - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for an idyllic holiday in the countryside, courtesy of Withnail's uncle Monty's country cottage.

But when they get there, it rains non-stop, there's no food, and their basic.