Mad Cows


1h 33m 1999

Brief Synopsis

When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with the assistance of her friend Gillian, who's avoiding

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Dda Public Relations; Frameline Ltd; General Screen Enterprises; Newmarket Films; Pangea Media Group
Distribution Company
Entertainment Film Distributors, Ltd.
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

When her TV star husband Alex decides to divorce her so that he can start a career in politics, newly single mother Maddy goes shoplifting and ends up in jail. Losing custody of her infant child, Maddy hatches a scheme to break out of prison with the assistance of her friend Gillian, who's avoiding the law herself for credit card fraud. Now Maddy has to find the couple who have adopted her son and avoid falling in love with selfish Alex all over again.

Crew

Pierre Aim

Director Of Photography

Paul Anka

Song ("She'S A Lady")

Brigitte Arnold

Dialogue Editor

Jille Azis

Set Decorator

Chris J. Ball

Executive Producer

Jane Barclay

Executive Producer

Patricia Biggar

Costume Designer

Tim Binns

Music Supervisor

Jane Birkin

Song Perfomer ("Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus")

Tim Block

Adr Loop Group

Marc Boyle

Stunt Coordinator

Julia Brahms

Adr Loop Group

John Braton

Song ("Teddy Bears Picnic")

John Bull

Adr Loop Group

Liz Bunton

Co-Producer

Giles Butler

2nd Assistant Director

Hoagy Carmichael

Song ("Lazy Bones")

Guy Chambers

Song ("Heaven From Here")

Colin Chapman

Supervising Sound Editor

Willie Clarke

Song ("Clean Up Woman")

Edwyn Collins

Song Performer ("A Girl Like You")

Edwyn Collins

Song

Nick Comley

Producer (Frameline/Titles)

Andrea Corr

Song ("So Young")

Caroline Corr

Song ("So Young")

James Corr

Song ("So Young")

Sharon Corr

Song ("So Young")

Marissa Cowell

Script Supervisor

Francesca Crowder

Chief Hairdresser

Nick Crowe

Song ("Joy")

Flora Daneman

Storyboard Artist

Geroges Diane

Camera Operator

Craig Dormer

Music Editor

Alison Dowling

Adr Loop Group

Bernard Edwards

Songs ("He'S The Greatest Dancer" "Good Times")

James Edwards

Song ("Female Of The Species")

Juan Garcia Esquivel

Song Performer ("Lazy Bones")

Serge Gainsbourg

Song Performer ("Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus")

Alex Gifford

Song ("Bang On!")

Sara Giles

Associate Producer

Paul Golding

Score Recording Engineer/Mixer

Loretta Greenhalgh

Other

Francis Griffiths

Song ("Female Of The Species")

Pauline Griffiths

Foley Walker

Sasha Hails

Screenwriter

Sharon Harel-cohen

Executive Producer

Michael Harwood

Song ("Say It Once")

Jason Hazeley

Song

Jason Hazeley

Other

James Hearn

Song ("Say It Once")

W Hill

Song ("Left Bank Two")

Peter Holt

Adr Loop Editor

Nigel Hoyle

Song ("Joy")

Rick Hudson

Song ("Locked Up")

Natalie Imbruglia

Song

Natalie Imbruglia

Song Performer ("Big Mistake")

Neda Jahanbani

Other

Cliff Jones

Song ("Joy")

Cliff Jones

Song

Tom Jones

Song Performer ("She'S A Lady")

John Jympson

Editor

Pat Karam

Location Manager

Stephen Kear

Supervisor

Jimmy Kennedy

Song ("Teddy Bears Picnic")

Gershon Kingsley

Song

Gershon Kingsley

Song Performer ("Countdown At 6")

Amanda Knight

Chief Makeup Artist

David Lee

Art Director

Kathy Lette

Source Material (From Novel)

Rupert Lord

Music Supervisor

Blair Mackichan

Song Performer

Frank Mannion

Producer

Ann Maskrey

Wardrobe Supervisor

Claire Mcgrane

Other

Breffini Mckenna

Adr

Breffni Mckenna

Adr Loop Group

Nicolette Mckenzie

Adr Loop Group

Jamie Mcphee

Adr Editor

Johnny Mercer

Song ("Lazy Bones")

Joseph Nemec

Production Designer

Jon O'mahony

Song ("Say It Once")

Atlanta O'shei

Other

Anji Oliver

Other

Marcus Oliver

Song ("Scramble")

Ruta Ozols

Production Coordinator

Ben Parker

Song Performer ("On Days Like Yours")

Ben Parker

Song

Oliver Parker

Other

Tom Parkinson

Music Supervisor

Andrew Parle

Song ("Female Of The Species")

Jean Jaques Perrey

Song Performer ("Countdown At 6")

Jean Jaques Perrey

Song

Nina Persson

Song ("My Favourite Game")

Roger Phillips

Other

Doc Pomus

Song ("Bring Him Back")

Jules Powell

3rd Assistant Director

Tom Pridmore

Associate Producer

Eugene Record

Song ("If Everybody Looked The Same (Contains 'Ince Again--The Twister Mix' 'We Are Neighbors')")

Clarence Reid

Song ("Clean Up Woman")

Francesco Reidy

1st Assistant Director

James Risebero

Song ("Joy")

Justin Robertson

Song ("Rude Boy Rock")

Nile Rodgers

Songs ("He'S The Greatest Dancer" "Good Times")

Danielle Roffe

Casting

James Rose

Song ("Say It Once")

Thomas Scott

Song ("Female Of The Species")

Mort Shuman

Song ("Bring Him Back")

Aaron Simpson

Producer

Tjinder Singh

Song ("Brimful Of Asha (Norman Cook Remix)")

Debbi Smith

Other

Alan Snelling

Re-Recording Mixer

Alan Snelling

Adr Mixer

Ken Somerville

Foley Mixer

Dusty Springfield

Song ("Bring Him Back")

Rod Stewart

Song Performer ("Sailing")

Sara Sugarman

Screenwriter

Gavin Sutherland

Song ("Sailing")

Peter Svensson

Song ("My Favourite Game")

Billy Swan

Song

Billy Swan

Song Performer ("I Can Help")

Mark Thomas

Music

William Tyrer

Executive Producer

Aleks Ugarow

Other

Ian Voigt

Sound Recordist

Dave Wall

Song Performer ("Teddy Bears Picnic")

Paul Weston

Stunt Coordinator

Andrew White

Flint Compositor (Frameline/Titles)

Seta White

Other

Robbie Williams

Song Performer ("Heaven From Here")

Robbie Williams

Song

Betty Wright

Song Performer ("Clean Up Woman")

Jenny Lee Wright

Foley Walker

Film Details

Release Date
1999
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Dda Public Relations; Frameline Ltd; General Screen Enterprises; Newmarket Films; Pangea Media Group
Distribution Company
Entertainment Film Distributors, Ltd.
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1999

Feature directorial debut for actress and short filmmaker Sara Sugarman.

Began shooting September 13, 1998.

Completed shooting October 26, 1998.

Limited release in Australia May 18, 2000.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1999