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Kiss of Death is a film of genre Drama directed by Mike Leigh with David Threlfall

Kiss of Death (1977)

Kiss of Death
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Length 1h20
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Genres Drama,    Romance
Rating69% 3.478493.478493.478493.478493.47849

The Kiss of Death is a 1977 BBC TV film.

Mike Leigh directed 'this whimsical, made-for-television tale about Trevor, (David Threlfall), an unusually bashful mortician's assistant', whose moods and personality really make up the subject of the film. A natural landscape for Leigh's offbeat and bleakly humorous worldview. Leigh has often said the film is one of his favourites, not least because Trevor contains certain autobiographical elements.

Trevor and his friend Ronnie form a foursome with Linda and Sandra. A brake on Trevor's joy in life 'is the factual premonition of everyday death', and the central incident of a cot death affects him profoundly.



^ Michael Coveney, The World according to Mike Leigh, p.107

Actors

David Threlfall

(Trevor)
Pamela Austin

(Trevor's mum)
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