Gordon Comstock is a copywriter at an ad agency, and his girlfriend Rosemary is a designer. Gordon believes he is a genius, a marvelous poet and quits the ad agency, trying to live on his poems, but poverty soon comes to him.

  1. George Orwell


  2. Robert Bierman


  3. Alan Plater


Top Billed Cast

  1. Helena Bonham Carter

    Helena Bonham Carter


  2. Richard E. Grant

    Richard E. Grant

    Gordon Comstock

  3. Julian Wadham

    Julian Wadham


  4. Liz Smith

    Liz Smith

    Mrs Meakin

  5. Jim Carter

    Jim Carter


Full Cast & Crew

Keep the Aspidistra Flying
Keep the Aspidistra Flying


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 28, 1998


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 41m

Budget -

Revenue -



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