Kiss of Death (1977) DVD
Kiss of Death (1977)DVD
Celebrated director Mike Leigh, known for his insightful and humorous portraits of working-class family life, shifts gear into more romantic territory in "The Kiss of Death" (1977) made for British television. Shy Trevor, played by David Threlfall, worksas an undertaker assistant and, while he encounters death and grief everyday, he's having a difficult time wooing the real-live, carefree Linda, played by Kay Adshead. While the relationships among Trevor's friends encounter evolve and mature, Trevor struggles to get past "go" with Linda. A tender, heartfelt story of love and loss from one of English master storytellers.