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. In a small Northern English town in 1947 the citizens endure continuing food rationing. Some local businessmen want to hold a party to celebrate the royal wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip and illegally decide to raise a pig for that occasion. However, the pig gets stolen by Gilbert Chilvers , who was encouraged to do so by his...
|Release date:||November 1984|
|Directed by:||Malcolm Mowbray|
|Producer:||Mark Shivas, George Harrison, Denis O'Brien|
|Music by:||John Du Prez|
|Screenplay by:||Alan Bennett|