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Bunny and the Bull

Bunny and the Bull

The Mighty Boosh director's first feature is a visual treat but short on laughs

Bunny and the Bull: Edward Hogg and Simon Farnaby as mismatched friends on a road trip

How do you make a road movie set in several European countries for just £1million? Set it inside your lead character’s head and use strikingly inventive visual imagery to conjure a world full of the weird and wonderful, that’s how. And if the previous sentence rings a bell for The Mighty Boosh fans, it’s because Paul King, the BBC television comedy’s director, wrote and directed Bunny and the Bull, his first feature. He shot the film entirely in studios in London and Nottingham, and he tells the story with the kind of richly detailed, dreamlike shots that Boosh fans will instantly recognise.

Although Bunny and the Bull is a visual treat, it’s let down by a script short on laughs

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