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A British production created by Monty Python alumni, this film concerns an inept chocolate-factory executive (Tyler Butterworth) who accidentally knocks three workers into a vat. The product is an incredible hit with consumers, though one of the workers' widows (Vanessa Redgrave) is considering blackmail. ~ John Bush, Rovi

  • Release date:April 6, 1988

Cast

Vanessa Redgrave
as Mrs. Garza
Jonathan Pryce
as Mr. Farris
Tyler Butterworth
as Ian Littleton
Freddie Jones
as Graham Chumley
Sammi Davis
as Felicity Stubbs
Prunella Scales
as Ethel
Thora Hird
as Mrs. Gordon
William Rushton
as Big Teddy
John Wells
as Dr. Forrester
Timothy West
as Dr. Rees
Mary Healey
as Mrs. Eggleton
Andrew Sachs
as Jason
Bryan Pringle
as Gateman
Patrick Newell
as Lester
Preston Lockwood
as Josiah
Angus Barnett
as Josiah's Son
Marc Boyle
as Ambulanceman
Dick Brannick
as Butcher
Robert Bridges
as Wooster
Paul Dalton
as Ambulanceman
Debbie Davis
as Mrs. Coot
Gerard Dimiglio
as Frenchman
Susan Field
as Lady on TV
Geraldine Griffiths
as Thin Lady
Vicky Ireland
as Lady on TV
Julie May
as Lady on TV
Helen Pearson
as Supermarket Assistant
Donald Pelmear
as Porter
Archie Pool
as Rastafarian
Julian Ronnie
as Piano Player
Leonard Trolley
as Mayor
Paddy Ward
as Tramp
Jo Warne
as Fat Lady
Wincey Willis
as TV Presenter
Julie May
as Lady on TV
Archie Pool
as Rastafarian
Susan Field
as Lady on TV
Wincey Willis
as TV Presenter
Leonard Trolley
as Mayor
Angus Barnett
as Josiah's Son
Helen Pearson
as Supermarket Assistant
Debbie Davis
as Mrs. Coot
Vicky Ireland
as Lady on TV
Jo Warne
as Fat Lady
Paul Dalton
as Ambulanceman
Paddy Ward
as Tramp
Julian Ronnie
as Piano Player
Geraldine Griffiths
as Thin Lady
Gerard Dimiglio
as Frenchman
Marc Boyle
as Ambulanceman
Donald Pelmear
as Porter
Robert Bridges
as Wooster
Dick Brannick
as Butcher

Crew

Giles Foster
Director
Michael Palin
Play Author
Paul D. Zimmerman
Screenwriter
Andrew Davies
Screenwriter
Terry Jones
Play Author
Roger Pratt
Cinematographer
John Grover
Editor
Peter Lamont
Production Designer
Terry Ackland-Snow
Production Designer
Terry Ackland-Snow
Art Director
Barbara Kidd
Costume Designer
Tony Dawe
Sound/Sound Designer
Ian Wingrove
Special Effects
Roger Simons
First Assistant Director
Paul Weston
Stunts
Colin Skeaping
Stunts
Patricia Carr
Production Manager
Ian Wingrove
Special Effects Supervisor
Naomi Donne
Makeup
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