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Hunky Dory

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Hunky Dory

Synopsis

It is the summer of 1976, the hottest summer in living memory, and keen drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on a school musical of her version of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'. To get the kids engaged, she weaves the play around their favourite pop songs, using the hits of the day by artists as diverse as David Bowie, Lou Reed, The Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, Dusty Springfield and Electric Light Orchestra. The music is sung and performed by a fresh and enormously talented group of young actors led by rising star Aneurin Barnard. The result is a film that is in turn touching, life affirming, funny and nostalgic, and a love letter to the music of the period.

Details

Year
2011
Type of film
Features
Running Time
107 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Marc Evans
Producer
Jon Finn, Dan Lupovitz
Executive Producer
Pauline Burt, Christopher Figg, James Gallimore, Keith Potter, Robert Whitehouse
Screenwriter
Laurence Coriat
Director of Photography
Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Music
Joby Talbot
Principal Cast
Minnie Driver, Aneurin Barnard

Production Company

Eyepatch LLP, Panaramic LLP
c/o Independent
32 Tavistock Street
London
WC2E 7PB
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7257 8734
mail@independentfilmcompany.com
http://www.independentfilmcompany.com

Sales
Company

Independent
32 Tavistock Street
London
WC2E 7PB
UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7257 8734
mail@independentfilmcompany.com
http://www.independentfilmcompany.com