Britannia Hospital
Britannia Hospital (1982)

Brittania Hospital attempts to put on its best face in preparation for a visit from the Queen Mother, despite the presence of dissatisfied patients, angry protesters, and a chief surgeon turned mad scientist. This very British black comedy… More

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Rated: R
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DVD Release Date: December 4, 2001
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This attempt at Swiftian satire wasn't too swift.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An acerbic British black comedy.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The bitterness of the satire has served to marginalize Anderson's final chapter. See it, but be aware that it's a chilly blast of unpleasantly cold air.

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Christopher Brown
Amazing! Lindsey Anderson completes his trilogy with this surreal and hilarious social commentary. McDowell is great as usual, the direction is innovative and… More
Aj V
I'm not sure I understood the politics behind the story, but it's a very interesting movie, very unique. It's actaully the third in a series of… More