Fri 20 May 7:30pm
Sun 22 May 6:00pm
New screening on sale on Fri 29 April at 5pm
Director: Mitch Jenkins
Starring: Tom Burke, Siobhan Hewlett, Ellie Bamber, Alan Moore
Alan Moore‘s exhilarating depiction of Northampton returns to the Filmhouse as part of Northampton Film Festival 2022!
Fletcher Dennis (Tom Burke), a frighteningly focussed man of many talents, passports and identities, arrives in Northampton – England’s broken heart.
The haunted midlands town has collapsed into a black hole of dreams, and Fletcher discovers this new territory is as at least as strange and dangerous as he is.
Attempting to locate a valuable artefact for his insistent client, he finds himself sinking in a twilight world of dead Lotharios, comatose sleeping beauties, Voodoo gangsters, masked adventurers, unlikely 1930s private eyes and violent chiaroscuro women… and that’s when the town is still awake.
As darkness falls, Fletcher discovers another world entirely while Northampton sleeps – a realm of glittering and sinister delirium much worse than any social or economic devastation.
Welcome to the British nightmare, with its gorgeous flesh, luminous light-entertainment monsters and hallucinatory austerity.
Welcome to The Show.
★★★★★ “A SUPREMELY INTOXICATING ADVENTURE” IGN
★★★★★ “A DIZZYING BLEND OF HIGH AND LOW, THE PROFANE AND THE OCCULT, FUNNY-HAHA AND FUNNY-WEIRD” Vodzilla.co
★★★★ “NO DETAIL IS ACCIDENTAL“ The Guardian
Northampton Film Festival returns to Northampton Filmhouse for 2022!
After our virtual festival in 2021, Screen Northants are back with Northampton Film Festival 2022: Know Your Place showcasing the best Northants short films and feature films with a local connection.
NFF 2022 runs from 16th – 22nd May including events at the Grosvenor Centre and the University of Northampton, with all our competition and feature screenings at the Filmhouse 19th – 22nd May. This year’s festival is all about knowing your place: knowing there are opportunities for Northants people in the ever-expanding British film industry and knowing there’s plenty going on here in Northampton.
The Northampton Film Festival has been made possible with the support of the BFI Film Audience Network, awarding funds from the National Lottery in order to bring this project to more audiences across the UK.
The festival is also supported by Nenescape, Northamptonshire Community Foundation, Northampton Borough Council, the University of Northampton, Northampton Filmhouse, the Grosvenor Centre, Panavision and Cineworld Sixfields.