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A Private Function (1984)

R
92 min | Comedy

In post-war Britain, food rationing continues, leading a married couple to become involved in the flourishing bacon black market.
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$25,333
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,527,088
Gross (World)
$2,527,088
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Mar 1, 1985 (United States)

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Michael Palin
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Rachel Davies
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Reece Dinsdale
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Philip Wileman
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Charles McKeown
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Susan Porrett
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6.5 / 10 | 2,353 votes