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Consuming Passions (1988)

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A tragic mishap at a chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets. The problem is that they want more!

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Butterworth ...
Ian Littleton
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Mr.Farris
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Graham Chumley
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Mrs. Garza
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Ethel
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Felicity
Thora Hird ...
Mrs.Gordon
John Wells ...
Dr.Forrester
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Dr.Rees
Bryan Pringle ...
Gateman
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Mrs Eggleston
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Jason
Deddie Davies ...
Mrs Coot
William Rushton ...
Big Teddy
Wincey Willis ...
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At his new job at Chumley's Chocolates, Ian Littleton accidentally knocks several workers into a mixing vat, the contents of which are then sent to market. When reviews of the company's new candy come back, they are overwhelmingly negative, except for the areas that received the 'special ingredient'. Ian soon finds himself assigned the task of obtaining more of the ingredient to satisfy the nation's sweet tooth. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A tale of greed, lust and death by chocolate.

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27 March 1992 (Portugal)  »

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$118,206 (USA)
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A very black, sick comedy that is just wonderful.
19 November 2000 | by (Washington State) – See all my reviews

This is about very stupid people; also, it is about very greedy people. All of them come together in Old Chum's Chocolate factory which, of late, has added a wee extra ingredient to their new line of super-awful candies. The entire cast is dynamite, but the overall humor is black, to blacker. This isn't a movie for the Chuckle And Sideslap crowd, but for the much more stout-hearted comedy buff.


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