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The Gospel of Us

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Rondo Media

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    Rondo Media

Synopsis

Dave McKean presents The Gospel of Us, the film adaptation of the ground-breaking theatre event starring Michael Sheen. Taking inspiration from one of the defining narratives of our times, this contemporary re-telling of The Passion took place across the town, with the people of Port Talbot as its cast, crew and heroes.
Easter. Port Talbot is in a battle for its life. Authoritarian forces have taken over and the town is in thrall to ICU, a sinister and merciless corporation depleting the town of its resources with scant regard for the residents. The atmosphere is explosive. Resistance is inevitable.
When a company representative and suicide bomber clash on the beach, catastrophe is only averted by the intervention a softly spoken man who had disappeared 40 days earlier. Revealed later as the Teacher (Michael Sheen), he attracts followers and becomes a focus for the Resistance. His influence quickly draws the attention of ICU, who perceive him as a danger who must be removed at all costs…

Details

Year
2012
Type of film
Features
Running Time
118 mins
Format
Variety of digital formats
Director
Dave Mckean
Producer
Eryl Huw Phillips
Co-Producer
National Theatre Wales
Executive Producer
Keith Potter, Francis Hellyer, Lucy Davies
Editor
Dave Mckean
Screenwriter
Owen Sheers
Music
Ashley Slater, Dave Mckean
Principal Cast
Michael Sheen

Production Company

Rondo Media
60 Severn Grove
Pontcanna
Cardiff
CF11 9EP
+ 44 (0)2920 223456
http://www.rondomedia.co.uk