Drowning by Numbers

by Peter Greenaway 1h58min United Kingdom 1988
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Film details

Drowning by Numbers
by Peter Greenaway

Three generations of women all share the same problem: marriage woes, and they want to put an end to it.

Status of the VoD copy


  • Joan Plowright : Cissie Colpitts 1
  • Juliet Stevenson : Cissie Colpitts 2
  • Joely Richardson : Cissie Colpitts 3
  • And with: Bernard Hill, Jason Edwards


  • Director Peter Greenaway
  • Scenario Peter Greenaway
  • Photo director Sacha Vierny
  • Set Design Ben van Os, Jan Roelfs
  • Costume Design Dien van Straalen
  • Editing John Wilson
  • Original music Michael Nyman
  • Producer Kees Kasander, Denis Wigman
  • Production Compagny Allarts Production, Elsevier-Vendex Film Beheer, Film Four International, Stimuleringsfonds Nederlandse Culturele Omroepproducties, Vrijzinnig Protestantse Radio Omroep (VPRO)

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1988
  • Release date for France10/05/1988
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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