Maxine Peake stars in this film that charts the rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 70’s and 80’s, set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England.
“A woman with a funnybone for a backbone”
From her troubled childhood to her turbulent adult relationships, the Funny Cow uses the raw material of her life experiences to bring her unique style of comedy to the stage. A stand-up comedienne in an all-male world, Funny Cow delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure.
DIRECTOR: Adrian Shergold
CAST: Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts
RUN TIME: 100 mins
May contain very strong language, strong violence, domestic violence, strong sex references, strong nudity, suicide or drug misuse.
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