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Mad Cows (1999)

A single mother's postnatal state leads her on a race to save her child and her sanity.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwina Phelps
Lady Drake (Alex's Mother)
Detective Slynne
Maddy's mother
Dr. Minny Stinkler
Geoffrey Robertson ...
Man on bus
Man outside Harrods
Mohamed Al-Fayed ...
Harrods Doorman
Megan Matthews ...
Harrods shopper
Rustie Lee ...
Mama Joy
Badi Uzzaman ...
Indian shopkeeper


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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Release Date:

29 October 1999 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£140,202 (United Kingdom), 31 October 1999, Limited Release
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1.85 : 1
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In the film, the East India DLR station was named Isle of Dogs. See more »


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think twice?
20 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

I feel compelled to write. This is the in my humble opinion a terrible film. When the script and plot thins it disappears into an MTV collage of images. If you suspend your ideas of reality for a while it could cause the odd smile but this is its only redeeming feature. Tired cameos by quality actors added to the misery. Characters were never introduced, had no depth and ultimately left you cold. Interesting point to watch for me was the investigating detective whose speech impediment vanishes when he reappears in the film. Maybe the effort was too much I certainly felt exhausted by it!

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