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Cold Comfort Farm (1995)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  10 May 1996 (USA)
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In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »

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In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the gloomy farm is completely around the twist, but Flora tries to sort everything out... Written by John Oswalt <jao@jao.com>

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She discovered a new branch of her family tree... the one with all the nuts.

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Rated PG for brief sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Em Busca da Felicidade  »

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$4,139,000 (USA) (19 July 1996)

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$5,596,906 (USA) (4 October 1996)
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Originally made for British TV, this received a theatrical release in the US. This was sufficiently well received to subsequently secure the film a cinema release in the UK. See more »

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The candlestick on breakfast table during the first breakfast scene changes places depending upon the shot. See more »

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Amos Starkadder: The Lord will provide! Or not, according to His will.
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Absolutely hilarious but give it time to grow on you
23 December 2003 | by (Arizona, USA) – See all my reviews

The first time I saw CCF I walked out of the theater wondering whether or not I liked it. The more I thought about it and a couple rentals later and I love this movie. It's funny on so many different levels you've really got to dedicate a few viewings before passing final judgment.

This is one of the few movies I'd put in the same category as "Rozencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" - movies that get funnier the more times you watch them.


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