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Rough Cut

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Synopsis

Rough Cut explores the re-making of an exploitation film that never was. At its dark heart is Hiker Meat, an archetypal 1970s slasher movie imagined by Shovlin, complete with hitchhiking heroine, charismatic commune leader and a group of teens who disappear one by one. This tantalising film-within-a-film serves to both deconstruct and pay affectionate homage to the often-maligned exploitation style.

Having created a full screenplay, score and cut-and-paste prototype for Hiker Meat, Shovlin filmed key sections and a full trailer in an intense shoot in the Lake District in summer 2013. Rough Cut contrasts these re-made sequences with on-set footage and insights into the development of Hiker Meat’s script, soundtrack and design, to create a compelling mash-up of self-referencing processes, behind-the-scenes viewpoints and time-honoured slasher tropes. http://www.cornerhouse.org/artist-film/artist-films/rough-cut

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Year
2013
Type of film
Features
Running Time
90 mins
Director
Jamie Shovlin 1st Feature
Producer
Bren O'Callaghan
Executive Producer
Sarah Perks
Editor
Adam Milburn, Jamie Shovlin
Screenwriter
Mike Harte
Director of Photography
John Grey
Production Designer
Jamie Shovlin
Sound
Adam Milburn
Music
Euan Rodger
Assistant Producer
Marisa Draper

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Cornerhouse Artist Film
Cornerhouse
70 Oxford Street
Manchester
M1 5NH
Tel: 0161 228 7621
http://www.cornerhouse.org/
info@cornerhouse.org

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