Robert Altman reinvents the U.K. period mystery as an attack on the upper classes. But despite his mastery of episodic form and the all-star cast, the film suffers from skimpy stories, bloated ensemble scenes and overblown satire.

Distributor: USA FILMS
Running Time: 137 mins.
Color: Color
Production: A Sandcastle 5 production, in association with Chicagofilms, presented in association with Capitol Films, The Film Council.
Film Width: 2.35
Sound: Dolby Digital (AC-3)
Language: English
Emily Watson | Michael Gambon | Kristin Scott Thomas | Maggie Smith | Eileen Atkins | Alan Bates | Charles Dance | Stephen Fry | Richard E. Grant | Tom Hollander | Derek Jacobi | Kelly Macdonald | Helen Mirren | Jeremy Northam | Clive Owen | Ryan Phillippe | Geraldine Somerville | James Wilby | Natasha Wightman | Camilla Rutherford | Jeremy Swift | Meg Wynn Owen | Sophie Thompson | Teresa Churcher | Adrian Scarborough | Claudie Blakley | Laurence Fox | Trent Ford


Robert Altman
Screenplay by 
Julian Fellowes
Robert Altman | Bob Balaban | David Levy
Executive producer(s) 
Jane Barclay | Sharon Harel | Robert Jones | Hannah Leader
Director(s) of photography 
Andrew Dunn
Production designer(s) 
Stephen Altman
Edited by 
Tim Squyres
Music by 
Patrick Doyle
Costume designer(s) 
Jenny Beavan
Jane Frazer | Joshua Astrachan