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Title A private function [videorecording] / HandMade Films ; written by Alan Bennett ; original story by Alan Bennett and Malcolm Mowbray ; produced by Mark Shivas ; directed by Malcolm Mowbray.

Imprint Chatsworth, Calif. : distributed by Image Entertainment, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Private    ---  Available
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by HandMade Films.
Credits Executive producers, George Harrison and Denis O'Brien ; music, John Du Prez.
Cast Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliot, Richard Griffiths, Tony Haygarth, John Normington, Bill Paterson, Liz Smith, Alison Steadman.
Summary An ambitious couple and a V.I.P (Very Important Pig) collide in this outrageous comedy of manners! During a time of extreme food rationing in England following World War II, one town's upper class bends the rules by illegally fattening a prize pig for a feast to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding. When a timid foot doctor and his bossy wife get wind of the plan, they seize the chance to climb the social ladder by kidnapping the pig, which has a few unpleasant surprises of its own in store.--Container
Audience Rating: 14A
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen 1.78:1 aspect ratio, enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Dolby Digital stereo.
Source NAV 8/13 PPL
Language English dialogue, English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Subject Rationing -- England -- Drama.
Swine -- Drama.
DVD-Video discs.
England -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Added Author Bennett, Alan, 1934-
Mowbray, Malcolm, 1949-
Shivas, Mark, 1938-2008.
Palin, Michael, 1943-
Smith, Maggie, 1934-
Elliott, Denholm, 1922-1992.
Griffiths, Richard, 1947-2013.
Haygarth, Tony, 1945-
Normington, John, 1937-2007.
Paterson, Bill, 1945-
Smith, Liz, 1921-2016.
Steadman, Alison, 1946-
Du Prez, John, 1946-
Handmade Films.
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 014381658026
Music No. ID6580HHDVD Image Entertainment

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