Shadey (1987) - Rotten Tomatoes

Shadey (1987)





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This surreal British black comedy tells the tale of poor Oliver Shadey, a mechanic who longs to become a woman but lacks the money for the operation. Oliver is a talented lad and has the rare ability to read the minds of people and put their thought on film. He has the best of intentions when he hooks up with greedy Sir Cyril Landau with a way to earn some money and achieve his goal.


Antony Sher
as Oliver Shadey
Patrick Macnee
as Sir Cyril Landau
Leslie Ash
as Carol Landau
Katherine Helmond
as Lady Constance Landau
Billie Whitelaw
as Dr. Cloud
Bernard Hepton
as Capt. Amies
Larry Lamb
as Dick Darnley
Basil Henson
as The Bishop
Madhav Sharma
as Male Orator
Susan Engel
as Female Orator
Jane Myerson
as Penelope
Simon Prebble
as Hotel manager
Johanthan Perkins
as Silver Spurs Pop Group
as Hotel Maid
Rita Keegan
as The Minder
Zohra Segal
as Indian Lady
Bill Bingham
as TV Interviewer
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All Critics (1) | Top Critics (1)

''Shadey'' is a cheerless comedy, a chill-less thriller, a charmless fantasy. Swallow at your own risk.

January 8, 2018 | Full Review…

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