The Song of Lunch

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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.

  1. Niall MacCormick

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. Alan Rickman

    Alan Rickman


  2. Emma Thompson

    Emma Thompson


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 0m

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  • October 8, 2010



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