WriterAlan Plater, George Orwell Release dateNovember 21, 1997 Adapted fromKeep the Aspidistra Flying CastHelena Bonham Carter (Rosemary), Liz Smith (Mrs Meakin), Jim Carter (Erskine), Richard E. Grant (Gordon Comstock) Similar moviesDr. No, Mission: Impossible II, From Russia With Love, Mission: Impossible, The Spy Who Loved Me, You Only Live Twice
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Keep the Aspidistra Flying (released in the United States and New Zealand as A Merry War) is a 1997 romance/comedy film directed by Robert Bierman and based on the eponymous novel by George Orwell. The screenplay was written by Alan Plater and was produced by Peter Shaw. The film stars Richard E. Grant as Gordon Comstock and Helena Bonham Carter as Rosemary.
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Gordon Comstock (Grant), is a successful copywriter at a flourishing advertising firm in 1930s London. His girlfriend and co-worker, Rosemary (Bonham Carter), fears he may never settle down with her when he suddenly disavows his money-based lifestyle and quits his job for the artistic satisfaction of writing poetry.
Richard E. Grant as Gordon Comstock
Helena Bonham Carter as Rosemary
Julian Wadham as Ravelston
Jim Carter as Erskine
Harriet Walter as Julia Comstock
Lesley Vickerage as Hermione
Barbara Leigh-Hunt as Mrs. Wisbeach (credited as Barbara Leigh Hunt)