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.

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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