24 Hour Party People
A film by Michael Winterbottom
Starring Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, Danny Cunningham, Andy Serkis, Chris Coghill, Lennie James, Ralf
Director Michael Winterbottom re-creates the reckless world of Manchester, England, in the 1970s in this ambitious story about the birth of punk and new wave that gets its bite from improvised performances and fast-paced, guerilla-style camerawork. The plot focuses on Tony Wilson (Steve Coogan), the journalist/band manager/label president/club owner who was one of the major forces behind the movement.
Starring Steve Coogan & directed by Michael Winterbottom,
24 Hour Party People is a surreal chronicle of the madcap “Madchester” music scene.
From Joy Division to New Order to the Happy Mondays, the film spoofs a great era in DIY music
by the ultimate DIY label, Factory Records, with all the chaos, humor & insanity that implies.
- Production Year
- Running Time
- 117 mins
Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)
- Thursday, Jan 19, 2012
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