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Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 26 February 1993 (UK)
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An irreverent comedy is set in motion when Leon Geller, a sensitive Jewish man from London, accidentally learns that his is the product of artificial insemination.

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Vadim Jean, Gary Sinyor
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Frankel Mark Frankel ... Leon Geller
Janet Suzman ... Judith Geller
Brian Glover ... Brian Chadwick
Connie Booth ... Yvonne Chadwick
David de Keyser David de Keyser ... Sidney Geller (as David De Keyser)
Maryam d'Abo ... Madeleine (as Maryam D'Abo)
Gina Bellman ... Lisa
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ... Elliot Cohen (as Vincenzo Ricotta)
Jean Anderson ... Mrs. Samuels
John Woodvine ... Vitelli
Annette Crosbie ... Dr. Johnson
Stephen Greif ... Doctor
Neil Mullarkey ... Waiter
Burt Kwouk ... Art Collector
Sean Pertwee ... Keith Chadwick
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Storyline

Leon, is an estate agent and a London Jew. Due to an artificial insemenation accident he discovers that his real father is a pig farmer. Rejected by his girlfriend he goes on a voyage of discovery to Yorkshire, to meet his biological father and half brother. Can he bring both families together? Written by Matthew Stanfield <mattst@cogs.susx.ac.uk>

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Comedy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Kim jest tatus? See more »

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Gross USA:

$65,222
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Although the film was made for just £160,000, producer-directors Gary Sinyor and Vadim Jean found it virtually impossible to raise the money for the production. It was only that the entire cast and crew worked for nothing on deferred payment salary that they were able to make the film. See more »

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At the clinic, Sidney's address is given as 228 The Drive, Edgware. However, when we see the house later, it is clearly number 7. See more »

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Referenced in The Making of 'Event Horizon' (2006) See more »

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Leon the Pig Farmer
5 May 2002 | by chriskerfootSee all my reviews

Very Simply this is my candidate for "Worst film ever made". It even makes Magnolia vaguely palatable. Stay clear if you see this on a video store shelf. There are many better ways to lose 90 minutes of your life than watch this.


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