Comfort and Joy
Comfort and Joy (1984)

A disc jockey from Glasgow Scotland loses his ne'er-do-well shoplifting girlfriend and then becomes involved with a couple of mafia clans who are in the midst of warring over territorial rights for their businesses. Somehow by shows end… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1984
DVD Release Date: November 2, 2004
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Philip Concannon
The Skinny

Full of cherishable moments, Forsyth's direction gives the film a real cinematic sheen.

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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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Kate Muir
Times (UK)

This gentle comedy, set in the midst of Glasgow's ice cream wars, still resonates with its superbly observed characters.

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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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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A quirky comedy.

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