• The Hippopotamus (2017)

The Hippopotamus

Release Date: June 15th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Poet Ted Wallace is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles.

Cast: Matthew Modine, Russell Tovey, Emily Berrington, Geraldine Somerville, Fiona Shaw, Roger Allam, Tim McInnerny, Adrian Bouchet

Director: John Jencks

Genres: Comedy

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Mike McCahillThe Guardian

    We’re mostly watching Allam scowling at the eccentrics passing through his eyeline – but it’s still a pleasure, and often a joy, to watch the star measuring out and savouring Fry’s rich wordplay like fingers of scotch. show more

  • 60
    Total Film

    An old-fashioned romp through the eccentricities of the upper classes, it’s a fun mystery with a nicely filthy mind. show more

  • 40
    David ParkinsonEmpire

    Despite a wonderfully witty voiceover and the bullish playing of a willing ensemble, this bawdy romp consistently stumbles over its more contrived excesses. show more

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