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Funny Cow

ID may be required Scenes of suicide and domestic abuse. Very strong language.

About this Film

  • Released on 20/04/18
  • Genre Comedy, Drama
  • Cast members Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham
  • Running time 103 minutes
  • Directed by Adrian Shergold
  • Language English

ODEON says...
Funny Cow’ is the stage name of a female stand-up comic, working her way through the comedy circuit of the North of England in the 1970s and ‘80s. 

Trying to make her way in a world dominated by men, Funny Cow uses the raw material of her life’s experiences to bring her unique style of comedy to the stage, in her seemingly endless search for success and fame. 

Receiving critical acclaim at its London Film Festival premiere, ‘Funny Cow’ stars Maxine Peake in the title role alongside Stephen Graham and Paddy Considine. 

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4 Stars
“ Maxine Peake blazes in the dark days of standup ”

4 Stars
“ This is a character-piece, pure and simple ”

4 Stars
“ Funny Cow is one of the best British features of the year so far ”

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