R | | Comedy, Drama, War
An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies," is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.
Director Stephen Fry commissioned two contemporary songs from The Pet Shop Boys for the movie - a cover version of Noël Coward's "The Party's Over Now" and a Pet Shop Boys-penned title track. The title track was written and recorded but the director elected not to use ... ...
Good afternoon. Is Mr Blount in?
Colonel Blount: There's no Mr Blount here. This is Colonel Blount's house.
Adam Fenwick-Symes: I'm sorry. I think the colonel is expecting me to lunch.
Colonel Blount: Nonsense! I'm Colonel Blount.
A gramophone record of Noel Coward's "Nina" is played in the section before World War II breaks out. Coward didn't record the song until 1945.
The end credits list the actors one or two at a time, showing pictures of their characters in the film along with their names.
£327,293 (UK) (3 October 2003)
$931,755 (USA) (12 November 2004)
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