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ATTACK THE BLOCK

by Joe Cornish

synopsis

The story of a five-person street gang who, while mugging a nurse, witness a fiery object falling from the sky. When they investigate, they discover an alien creature and kill it, but soon more aliens crash land and the gang has to defend themselves and their council estate from these invaders.

international title: Attack the Block
original title: Attack the Block
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: StudioCanal
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Joe Cornish
film run: 88'
release date: IE 13/05/2011, UK 13/05/2011, BE 20/07/2011, FR 20/07/2011, IS 20/07/2011, NL 21/07/2011, DE 22/09/2011, SE 28/10/2011, FI 09/12/2011, ES 09/12/2011, DK 23/02/2012, PT 05/04/2012, IT 30/05/2012
screenplay: Joe Cornish
cast: John Boyega, Franz Drameh, Alex Esmail, Nick Frost, Simon Howard, Jumayn Hunter, Leeon Jones, Luke Treadaway, Jodie Whittaker
cinematography by: Tom Townend
film editing: Jonathan Amos
art director: Andrea Coathupe
costumes designer: Rosa Dias
music: Felix Buxton, Steven Price, Simon Ratcliffe
production: Big Talk Productions, UK Film Council, Film4
distributor: StudioCanal, Océan Films, Entertainment One - eOne Films Benelux, Starway Film Distribution, Frenetic Films, Wild Bunch Distribution Germany, Nos Lusomundo Audiovisuais, Avalon, Filmauro, Atlantic Film OY
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