To his amazement, three men drive up and proceed to smash up the van with baseball bats. Various misadventures follow, with his red suffering more and more damage each time. Hollywood should definitely take a look backward sometime and follow the example of this story line! Comfort and Joy is a 1984 Scottish written and directed by and starring as a radio disc jockey whose life undergoes a bizarre upheaval after his girlfriend leaves him. Forsyth's ear for dialogue, meanwhile, is as finely tuned as ever, and his elegant direction gives the film a real cinematic sheen, with the scenes shot at night being particularly striking. But they didn't invest much in its promotion, either.
In the end, Bird proposes that the rival , who turn out to be uncle and nephew, join forces to market a new treat: ice cream. Sam comes to her rescue to take her out from her wagon now and tells her that he's her husband for the last 10 years and she has 2 children with him. Since Bird alone knows the secret ingredient of the ancient , he cuts himself in for 30% of the gross as well as repairs to his abused car. On a Christmas, when she is driving to a company party, she gets lost in her , has an accident and hits a pole. Sam comes to her rescue and she is back in her original world. As with Forsyth's previous film Local Hero, provided the film's. We always seemed to be chasing the light on the exteriors.
The dinner table scene at the end makes this worth watching. As in , the has followed a rabbit through a tunnel, with sometimes bizarre consequences. The Guardian 16 Nov 1983: 2. Chicago Tribune 19 Sep 1985: 7. He then goes back and forth between them and Trevor and Charlotte later revealed to be McCool's rebellious daughter , trying to negotiate a peaceful settlement. His doctor friend Colin tries to console him, but Bird is heartbroken. Comfort and Joy Director: Screenplay: Bill Forsyth Starring: Music: Cinematography: Editing: Michael Ellis Studio: Lake Ltd.
She always made interesting films and this was no exception. It gave people a sense of local identity when they heard people on the radio who talked like them. So, in that sense, it made it a bit easier for me to raise money for the next film. Then On Christmas Eve day she gets in a car wreck and wakes up to find herself married to a man she has never met. Bunny and McCool are right up Forsyth's street, and even if they never quite click together satisfyingly, there are cherishable moments throughout.
Le film a été présenté dans le cinéma en. It gave people a sense of local identity when they heard people on the radio who talked like them. Hilary then orders Bird to see a psychiatrist about the Mr. She kisses Sam and again swoons, finding herself in her Jaguar again after that accident. It was a box office disappointment. But they didn't invest much in its promotion, either. The film is worth watching because the cast is great and they make the materiel pop.
Singer Claire Grogran was in the film. Production company s Distributor Release Original network Lifetime Original release December 1, 2003 Comfort and Joy is a 2003 American directed by and starring as Jane Berry. Quotes : Well it's 4 o'clock on this lovely, peaceful Christmas afternoon and this is Dickie Bird here being a very happy Christmas worm. It was new to Scotland and it was soulful, a guy in his little pod broadcasting to a city in the middle of the night. Both sides are impressed by the product's potential. The occupants retaliate with squirts of.
Both sides are impressed by the product's potential. It was a box office disappointment. The Guardian 16 Nov 1983: 2. From the point she departs with no explanation the pic flashes a sparky moment or two, but it doesn't reach the high spots again. The film originally aired on the cable network in December 1, 2003. After he witnesses an attack on an ice cream van by angry competitors, he is led into the struggle between two Italian families over the ice cream market of.
We always seemed to be chasing the light on the exteriors. I cried because I have been in situations with a parent criticizing everything about my life and someone that I loved having my back! In the end, Bird proposes that the rival , who turn out to be uncle and nephew, join forces to market a new treat: ice cream. The film received a Nomination for Best Original Screenplay in 1985. To his amazement, three men drive up and proceed to smash up the van with baseball bats. Much of the charm and lightness of touch that defines Forsyth's work is still evident, though.
Los Angeles Times 5 Feb 1984: k70. As an admired local celebrity, Bird meets with McCool and his sons Bruno, Paolo, and Renato. What this is about a modern woman who is riding high in her career and she doesn't ever see herself married with children. Jane is confused by her new world, where she is a new Jane who is completely different from the previous Jane. Ce qui l'amène à être pris dans un complot entre deux familles italiennes possédant le marché de la crème glacée à Glasgow.
It was a box office disappointment. Les marques citées sur cette page sont la propriété de leurs titulaires. Another reason, however, might be because this comedy-drama doesn't feel as fully formed as those previous efforts, and it suffers from an underpowered narrative engine. Since Bird alone knows the secret ingredient of the ancient , he cuts himself in for 30% of the gross as well as repairs to his abused car. This movie is a feel good movie no matter what the year it was made in, It's a good laugh as well.