A Private Function
A Private Function (1985)

A Private Function is set in a postwar England sagging under the weight of restrictive food rationing. Under the watchful eye of Food Ministry inspector Bill Paterson, no one in his Yorkshire district dares do business with the Black… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 11, 1985
DVD Release Date: July 5, 2005
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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Bennett's script gently mocks his characters, while also maintaining a level of understanding.

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Staci Layne Wilson

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

A gentle and amusing, very English comedy.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Entertains, but never dazzles or impresses us with its script, performances, or even production design.

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Jim Hunter
A woman with social climbing aspirations compels her husband to steal a pig from rich people despite the town's food rationing program. This film is… More
Sunil Jawahir
A fun little movie about a couple trying to make it in society during hard times. Love Liz Smith as always along with the rest of the cast.