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A Merry War

An ad agency copywriter (Richard E. Grant) quits his job to pursue his romantic notions of becoming a poet, but the economic disadvantages of full-time poetry writing soon catch up to him and his girlfriend (Helena Bonham Carter). This comedy from director Robert Bierman is based on the novel "Keep the Aspidistra Flying" by George Orwell.

Novel by: George Orwell

Novel by: George Orwell

Screenplay by: Alan Plater

Screenplay by: Alan Plater

Directed by: Robert Bierman

Directed by: Robert Bierman

Duration: 102 mins

Genre: Comedy

Advisories: Adult Language, Adult Content

Rating: PG13

Audio Format: English/Spanish, Stereo

Video Format: HDTV, Letterbox, Closed Captioning

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