A Private Function
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A British couple's attempts to circumvent local food-rationing regulations trigger a chaotic series of events in this satirical comedy set in post-World War II England. The couple's scheme centers on a massive hog which has been illegally raised by a local farmer. Seeing a chance to capitalize on pork's scarcity, the ambitious Joyce Chilvers (Maggie Smith) convinces her mild-mannered husband (Michael Palin) to steal the pig. Unfortunately for the Chilverses, a vigilant food inspector is on duty and determined to stop all such illegal activity. The couple's efforts to hide the… More
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"A gentle and amusing, very English comedy."
‑ Scott Nash, Three Movie Buffs
"Entertains, but never dazzles or impresses us with its script, performances, or even production design."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"Click to read the article."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
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