Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way – on a journey through this sceptred isle in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina’s led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs her to see – the Crich Tramway Museum, the Ribblehead Viaduct, the Keswick Pencil Museum and the rolling countryside that separates these wonders in his life.

But it doesn’t take long for the dream to fade. Litterbugs, noisy teenagers and pre-booked caravan sites, not to mention Tina’s meddling mother, soon conspire to shatter Chris’s dreams and send him, and anyone who rubs him up the wrong way, over a very jagged edge…

A Big Talk Pictures production in association with Rook Films.

Cast: Alice Lowe & Steve Oram

Director: Ben Wheatley
Written by: Alice Lowe and Steve Oram with additional material by Amy Jump
Producers: Nira Park, Claire Jones, Andy Starke
Executive Producers: Matthew Justice, Danny Perkins, Jenny Borgars and Katherine Butler

The film is financed by STUDIOCANAL, Film4 and the BFI Film Fund. International sales will be handled by Protagonist Pictures. Shooting took place in Derbyshire, Yorkshire and the Lake District in the Autumn of 2011.

Awards

  • Winner, The Peter Sellers Comedy Award – The Evening Standard Awards 2013
  • Winner, Best Screenplay -The 15th Moët British Independent Film Awards
  • Winner, Best Actress (Alice Lowe) – 45th Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival 2012
  • Winner, Best Screenplay (Amy Jump, Steve Oram & ALice Lowe) – 45th Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival 2012
  • Nominated, Best British Independent Film – British Independent Film Awards 2012
  • Nominated, Best Director / Ben Wheatley – British Independent Film Awards 2012
  • Nominated, Best Actress / Alice Lowe – British Independent Film Awards 2012
  • Nominated, Best Actor / Steve Oram – British Independent Film Awards 2012
  • Nominated, Best Supporting Actress / Eileen Davies – British Independent Film Awards 2012
  • Nominated, Best Achievement in Production – British Independent Film Awards 2012
  • Nominated, Best Male Newcomer / Steve Oram – Empire Film Awards UK 2013
  • Nominated, Best Female Newcomer / Alice Lowe – Empire Film Awards UK 2013
  • Nominated, Best Horror – Empire Film Awards UK 2013
  • Nominated, Best Film – Evening Standard British Film Awards 2013
  • Nominated, Best Actress / Alice Lowe – Evening Standard British Film Awards 2013
  • Won, ALFS Award, Breakthrough British Filmmaker / Alice Lowe (writer), Steve Oram (writer) – London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013
  • Nominated, ALFS Award / British Film of the Year – London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013
  • Nominated, ALFS Award / British Actor of the Year / Steve Oram – London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013
  • Nominated, ALFS Award / British Actress of the Year / Alice Lowe – London Critics Circle Film Awards 2013
  • Won, Best Screenplay – Mar del Plata Film Festival 2012
  • Nominated, Best Film – Mar del Plata Film Festival 2012
  • Won, Best of Puchon – Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2013
  • Won, Best Actress / Alice Lowe – Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2013
  • Nominated, Best Film – Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival 2012

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