Glasgow Film Festival: Recommended Comedies
- Paul Dale
- 5 February 2009
The List’s Film Editor Paul Dale selects his highlights from the Glasgow Film Festival programme.
Bad taste high school comedy starring the multi-talented Mr Steve Coogan.
Cineworld, Sun 15 Feb, 7pm & Mon 16 Feb, 2.30pm.
Deadpan and occasionally whimsical Mexican comedy from Fernando Duck Season Eimbecke.
Cineworld Renfrew Street, Sat 21 Feb, 8.45pm.
Take one frustrated taxi driver, a back seat full of Palestinian crazies and a little girl’s birthday and you’ve got a great farce.
GFT, Fri 13 Feb, 4pm. Cineworld Renfrew Street, Sat 14 Feb, 8.45pm.
Song of Sparrows
Ostrich farm worker looks for new job in modern day Iran in Majid Colour of Paradise Majidi’s charming new film.
GFT, Wed 18 Feb, 8.45pm. Cineworld, Thu 19 Feb, 2pm.
Rabbit Without Ears
Delightful German rom-com about what happens when a disgraced journalist meets the girl he used to bully in school. A domestic box office hit.
Cineworld, Thu 19 Feb, 8.45pm & Fri 20 Feb, 2.45pm.
One Day Removals Aberdeen-set comedy follows two removal men with a van full of corpses, introduced by director Mark Stirton.
GFT, Fri 20 Feb, 6.30pm.