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.
Lindsay Anderson had tried to set up a version of " Vile Bodies " since the early 70's, but his various attempts failed to materialise.
Oh Nina, what a lot of parties... Masked parties, Savage parties, Victorian parties, Greek parties, Wild West parties, Circus parties, parties where you have to dress as somebody else, almost naked parties in St. John's Wood, parties in flats and ...
Although the issues of "The Daily Express" displayed throughout the film continually give the date as 1931, the outbreak of World War II is announced on the BBC. This event took place on September 3, 1939. Approximately eight years passed in the space of several months of the film's storyline.
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)