Comfort and Joy
Comfort and Joy (1984)

Writer/director Bill Forsyth's follow-up to his best film, Local Hero, is another comic exploration of a man undergoing a personal crisis. In Local Hero, the American played by Peter Riegert finds himself enchanted by the people and… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 2, 2004
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Dennis Schwartz
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A quirky comedy.

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Adam Lippe

Like most Forsyth films, Comfort and Joy is warm and gentle without being cloying or maudlin. And it somehow avoids off-putting levels of cynicism. Like its main character, Alan, it's just the right amount of not important.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A perfect film for New Year's celebrations with its messages about personal renewal and starting afresh.

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