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"A Private Function" is a 1984 British comedy film starring Michael Palin and Maggie Smith. The film was predominantly filmed in Ilkley and Ben Rhydding, West Yorkshire. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.
- also known as Magere Zeiten, Sikamainen juttu, Pranzo reale, Meu Reino Por um Leitão, To gourouni tis aftis megaleiotitas, Função Privada
- countries: United Kingdom, England
- language: English Language
- director: Malcolm Mowbray
- producers: Mark Shivas, George Harrison, Denis O'Brien
- executive producers: George Harrison & Denis O'Brien
- production design by Stuart Walker
- art direction by Michael Porter & Judith Lang
- written by Alan Bennett
- based on a story by Alan Bennett
- casting by Michelle Guish & Debbie McWilliams
- cinematography by Tony Pierce-Roberts
- edited by Barrie Vince
- music by John Du Prez
- costume design by Phyllis Dalton
- genres: Parody, Satire, Comedy
- rating: R (USA)
- released in (31 years ago)
- BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role nomination for Maggie Smith
- BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role nomination for Liz Smith
- BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for Denholm Elliott
- BAFTA Award for Best Film nomination for Mark Shivas
- BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination for Alan Bennett
- BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role, received by Maggie Smith
- BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, received by Liz Smith
- BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, received by Denholm Elliott
- London Film Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year, received by Alan Bennett
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A Private Function (85, Malcolm Mowbray); Past Caring (85, Richard Eyre); ...
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as well as British films A Private Function (1984) and A Room With a View (1985).
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Best Screenplay: Malcolm Mowbray and Alan Bennett (A Private Function) Best Technical or Artistic Achievement: ...
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A frolicking contraband porker upstaged Maggie Smith and Michael Palin in the deft food-rationing comedy A Private Function (1985). Michael J. Fox acquired a pet pig named Jasmine in 1991's Doc Hollywood. A talking pig popped up ...
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