Couch Potato Pickings | Naked – it might be grim but it makes me grin

Naked, David Thewlis

So, continuing my week of Mike Leigh pickings, I’m going Naked today. Calm down, I don’t mean literally. I wouldn’t inflict that on anyone besides my nearest and dearest!

I’m talking Mike Leigh‘s Naked, which is the bleak tale of a Mancunian who arrives in London with nothing but the address of an old girlfriend. I guess the title refers to the bare isolation of the movie’s characters.

David Thewlis
Naked is showing tonight (5th November) on Film 4 at 11.15pm

Mike Leigh’s new film Another Year is out in UK cinemas today. Read the review.

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