Bruce Robinson

Withnail and I

Withnail and I

London. The 1960s. Two unemployed actors—acerbic, elegantly wasted Withnail (Richard E. Grant) and the anxiety-ridden "I" (Paul McGann)—drown their frustrations in booze, pills, and lighter fluid. When Withnail's Uncle Monty (Richard Griffiths) offers his cottage, they escape the squalor of their flat for a week in the country. They soon realize they’ve gone on holiday by mistake when their wits—and friendship—are sorely tested by violent downpours, less than hospitable locals, and empty cupboards. An intelligent, superbly acted, and hilarious film, Bruce Robinson’s semi-autobiographical cult favorite is presented here in its complete and uncut version.

Film Info

  • Bruce Robinson
  • United Kingdom
  • 1986
  • 108 minutes
  • Color
  • 1.85:1
  • English
  • Spine #119

Special Features

  • Exclusive uncut widescreen version, supervised by director of photography Peter Hannan
  • Withnail & Us, a 1999 documentary on the film
  • Rare preproduction photos by Ralph Steadman
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Limited-edition collectible poster of the original film art by Ralph Steadman
  • nglish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

Cover illustration by Ralph Steadman

Purchase Options

Special Features

  • Exclusive uncut widescreen version, supervised by director of photography Peter Hannan
  • Withnail & Us, a 1999 documentary on the film
  • Rare preproduction photos by Ralph Steadman
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Limited-edition collectible poster of the original film art by Ralph Steadman
  • nglish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Optimal image quality: RSDL dual-layer edition

Cover illustration by Ralph Steadman

Withnail and I
Cast
Paul McGann
Marwood (“I”)
Richard E. Grant
Withnail
Richard Griffiths
Monty
Ralph Brown
Danny
Michael Elphick
Jake
Credits
Director
Bruce Robinson
Producer
Paul Heller
Producer
Lawrence Kirstein
Executive producers
George Harrison
Executive producers
Denis O'Brien
Co-producer
David Wimbury
Cinematography
Peter Hannan
Music
David Dundas
Music
Rick Wentworth
Editing
Alan Strachan
Camera operator
Bob Smith
Production design
Michael Pickwoad

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