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HUNKY DORY

by Marc Evans

synopsis

It is the summer of 1976, the hottest summer in living memory, and keen drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on a school musical of her version of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'. To get the kids engaged, she weaves the play around their favourite pop songs, using the hits of the day by artists as diverse as David Bowie, Lou Reed, The Beach Boys, Simon and Garfunkel, Dusty Springfield and Electric Light Orchestra.

original title: Hunky Dory
country: United Kingdom
sales agent: Independent Film Company
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Marc Evans
film run: 107'
release date: UK 02/03/2012, IE 02/03/2012
screenplay: Laurence Coriat
cast: Minnie Driver, Aneurin Barnard, Danielle Branch, Robert Pugh, Haydn Gwynne
cinematography by: Charlotte Bruus Christensen
art director: Jacqueline Abrahams
music: Joby Talbot
producer: Jon Finn, Dan Lupovitz
production: Eyepatch LLP, Panaramic LLP
distributor: eOne entertainmentOne
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