The Song of Lunch (2010)

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Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson star in The Song Of Lunch, a powerful and visually arresting film, made by BBC Drama Production for BBC Two, to mark National Poetry Day on 7 October. The film, a dramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative poem, tells the story of an unnamed book editor (Alan Rickman) who, 15 years after their break-up, is meeting his former love (Emma Thompson) for a nostalgic lunch at Zanzotti's, the Soho restaurant they used to frequent.

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Release Date: 2010-10-08
Status: Released
Run time: 60 min / 1:0
Production Studio : British Broadcasting Corporation
Production Country: United Kingdom


Alan Rickman
as He
Emma Thompson
as She
Siubhan Harrison
as Waitress
Joseph Long
as Massimo
Georgina Sutcliffe
as Young She
Orlando Brooke
as Noisy Boy


Directing Niall MacCormick Director
Writing Niall MacCormick Screenplay