Comfort and Joy

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Comfort and Joy ★★★½ 1984 (PG)

After his kleptomaniac girlfriend deserts him, a Scottish disc jockey is forced to reevaluate his life. He becomes involved in an underworld battle between two mobowned local ice cream companies. Another odd comedy gem from Forsyth, who did “Gregory's Girl” and “Local Hero.” Music by Dire Straits guitarist Knopfler. 93m/C VHS . GB Bill Paterson, Eleanor David, Clare Grogan, Alex Norton, Patrick Malahide, Rikki Fulton, Roberto Berrardi; D: Bill Forsyth; W: Bill Forsyth; C: Chris Menges; M: Mark Knopfler. Natl. Soc. Film Critics '84: Cinematog.