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.
"Bright Young Things" was the working title of "Vile Bodies", the book upon which this movie was based.
Lottie, where is the major?
Lottie Crump: What major? I never saw a major.
Adam Fenwick-Symes: The one you introduced me to.
Lottie Crump: How do you know he is a major?
Adam Fenwick-Symes: You said he was.
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) (5 October 2003)
$931,755 (USA) (14 November 2004)