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 ... ...
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.
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)
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