Lovers of oddball comedy will spy more than one similarity between “The Mighty Boosh” and forthcoming British feature “Bunny And The Bull”. The film’s two minute trailer alone offers a loveable weird-tastic duo, a Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding cameo, childlike set design and a ridiculous premise. The two projects also share a Director, Paul King, and a penchant for squishy boot jokes. Man this is gonna rule.
The premise is as follows: Bunny & the Bull is a road movie set entirely in a flat. Stephen Turnbull hasn’t been outside in months. Living with a painfully restrictive routine, he refuses to interact with the world or think about the past. When a sudden infestation of mice forces him to change his ways, he finds his mind hurtling back to the disastrous trek around Europe he undertook with his friend Bunny, a womanising, gambling-addicted booze-hound. Unable to stem the flood of memories, Stephen’s flat becomes the springboard for an extraordinary odyssey through landscapes made up of snapshots and souvenirs, from the industrial wastelands of Silesia to the bull fields of Andalusia. A story of love, disillusionment, stuffed bears and globalised seafood, Bunny & the Bull is an offbeat and heartfelt journey to the end of the room.