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Mad Cows (1999)

 |  Comedy  |  29 October 1999 (UK)
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A single mother's postnatal state leads her on a race to save her child and her sanity.

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Lady Drake (Alex's Mother)
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Politician
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Detective Slynne
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Maddy's mother
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Dr. Minny Stinkler
Geoffrey Robertson ...
Man on bus
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Harrods shopper
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Mama Joy
Badi Uzzaman ...
Indian shopkeeper
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A single mother's postnatal state leads her on a race to save her child and her sanity.

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They don't take no bull

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£140,202 (UK) (29 October 1999)

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£140,202 (UK) (29 October 1999)
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Truly Awful
14 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a big fan of Kathy Lette's early novels, I was so pleased when I heard they were making this into a film. I now hold my hands up and say I really should be shot for not knowing any better!! This film is an absolute stinker. It is jumpy, makes zero sense and has managed to cut all the good stuff out of the book and just leave the crappy bits. The book verges on the ridiculous but always retains its humour - this film doesn't. I can't quite pinpoint what it is I hate so much about it. Actually, yes I can - everything. It's totally ruined the book for me. I've read it since and could not erase the image of a truly terrible performance from Anna 'Beth Jordache' Friel as Maddy. Give this a wide berth.


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