Days of the Bagnold Summer
An idle summer in the lives of a shy fifteen-year-old heavy metal fan and his librarian mother.
Sue, 52, works in a library. Her schoolboy son Daniel mostly eats crisps and listens to Metallica. This was the summer holidays Daniel was due to spend with his father and his father's pregnant new wife in Florida. When they cancel his trip, Sue and Daniel face six long weeks together...
Over the course of one long summer, an epic war of wills rages in the unassuming battleground of their suburban home as Sue and Daniel reckon with private tragedies – and pursue their personal passions.
Based on Joff Winterhart’s award-winning graphic novel 'Days Of The Bagnold Summer', Based on Joff Winterhart’s award-winning graphic novel, a beautifully observed, universal coming-of-age story capturing all the tension, pathos and affection of family life.
- Type of film
- Running Time
- 86 mins
- Simon Bird 1st Feature
- Matthew James Wilkinson
- Isabelle Georgeaux
- Executive Producer
- James Appleton
- Lisa Owens (screenplay), Joff Winterhart (graphic novel)
- Soundtrack Score: Belle and Sebastian
- Principal Cast
- Monica Dolan, Earl Cave, Rob Brydon, Alice Lowe, Tamsin Greig
- Film Image Credit
- © Rob Baker Ashton
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Last updated 3rd April 2019