“Another Year” is a 2010 British comedy-drama film directed by Mike Leigh. The film stars Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, and Oliver Maltman.
The story follows a happily married couple, Tom and Gerri, as they navigate the ups and downs of their lives over the course of four seasons. Their friends, including Mary (Lesley Manville), a lonely and unhappy woman, and Ken (Peter Wight), an overweight and alcoholic friend, struggle to find meaning in their lives and relationships as they age.
The film explores themes of aging, loneliness, and the search for happiness, as well as the complexities of human relationships. The film received critical acclaim, with particular praise for the performances of the cast, especially Lesley Manville, who was nominated for several awards for her portrayal of Mary. “Another Year” was also nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival.
Duration: 95 min.