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41 Ratings

Comfort and Joy

Directed by Bill Forsyth
United Kingdom, 1984
Comedy, Drama


Radio host Alan Bird witnesses how an ice cream van is attacked and destroyed by an angry competitor. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families, the Bernardis and the Rossis, over whose ice cream vans can sell where in Glasgow.

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Comfort and Joy Directed by Bill Forsyth

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1985 | Nominee: Best Screenplay - Original

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1985 | Winner: Best Cinematography

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