Cold Comfort Farm (1995)

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Cold Comfort Farm is a 1995 British comedy film directed by John Schlesinger and produced by the BBC and Thames Television, an adaptation of Stella Gibbons' 1932 book of the same name, the film stars Kate Beckinsale, Joanna Lumley, Ian McKellen and Rufus Sewell. Originally broadcast on 1 January 1995 on the BBC, it was Schlesinger's final film shot in his home country of Britain, and was picked up for theatrical release in North America through Gramercy Pictures, where it was a small success.

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In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year... (source:


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Judith Starkadder

Ada Doom


Adam Lambsbreath

Mrs. Mary Smiling

Amos Starkadder

Mrs. Beetle

Seth Starkadder

Reuben Starkadder

Jeremy Peters

Elfine Starkadder

Charles Fairford

Louise Rea
Meriam Beetle

Sophie Revell

Dick Hawk-Monitor

Mrs. Hawk-Monitor

Tim Myers
Mr. Hawk-Monitor

Harry Ditson
Earl P. Neck

Trevor Baxter

Release Date1 January 1995
US Box Office$6,000,000
TaglineShe discovered a new branch of her family tree... the one with all the nuts.
GenreComedy, Romance
Filming LocationsBrightling, East Sussex, England, UK
Sound MixStereo
ColorBlack and White, Color

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