Stiff Upper Lips
Stiff Upper Lips (1998)

This 5.7-million-dollar British comedy from writer/director Gary Sinyor satirizes the now-familiar Merchant-Ivory style of period dramas. So no one will miss the joke, the central setting is Ivory Hall, the Ivory family mansion in rural… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 12, 1998
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2000
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Michael Dequina

The upper lips aren't the only things that are stiff in this broad British comedy--so are most of the jokes.

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Eric Idle's Merchant Ivory farce is bound to be better tarted up, but this is a good start, as is Le Divorce.

Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International

Merely proves that feeble, witless jokes will flop no matter how grand the setting.

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