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Comfort and Joy


StudioCanal Vintage Classics

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Alan Bird (Bill Paterson) thinks he has life pretty well organised. Glasgow’s top DJ, with a nice apartment, and the only red BMW Cabriolet in Strathclyde, he has little 
to worry about until his kleptomaniac girlfriend Maddy (Eleanor David) ditches him just before Christmas.

With his apartment and lovelife stripped bare, he stumbles across a furious vendetta between rival ice-cream vendors. Caught in the crossfire, and looking for something meaningful in life, he decides to take things seriously and settle the dispute between the feuding mafiosi...

Directed by Bill Forsyth (Gregory's Girl, Local Hero, That Sinking Feeling)

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Also stars Clare Grogan and Patrick Malahide. Music by Mark Knopfler.

Directed by Bill Forsyth (Gregory's Girl, Local Hero). 

• Interview with Bill Paterson
• Interview with Clare Grogan
• Interview with Bill Forsyth

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SKU 5055201833174
Catalogue Number OPTD3003
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1984
Director Bill Forsyth
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) StudioCanal
Countries United Kingdom
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 100 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG
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