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A Private Function (1984)

R 03/01/1985 (US) Comedy 1h 34m

Overview

In the summer of 1947, Britain prepares to commemorate the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Phillip. To get around food-rationing laws, Dr. Charles Swaby, accountant Henry Allardyce and solicitor Frank Lockwood are fattening a black-market pig for the big day. Egged on by his wife, meek Gilbert Chilvers steals the swine, but the couple must conceal it from inspector Morris Wormold.

  1. Malcolm Mowbray

    Director, Story

  2. Alan Bennett

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Palin

    Michael Palin

    Gilbert Chilvers

  2. Maggie Smith

    Maggie Smith

    Joyce Chilvers

  3. Denholm Elliott

    Denholm Elliott

    Dr. Swaby

  4. Richard Griffiths

    Richard Griffiths

    Allardyce

  5. Tony Haygarth

    Tony Haygarth

    Sutcliff

  6. John Normington

    John Normington

    Lockwood

  7. Bill Paterson

    Bill Paterson

    Wormold

  8. Liz Smith

    Liz Smith

    Mother

  9. Alison Steadman

    Alison Steadman

    Mrs. Allardyce

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A Private Function
A Private Function

Status Released

Original Language English

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