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by Michael Winterbottom


24 Hour Party People (the title comes from a song by the Happy Mondays and reflects the true spirit of this film) is about the late Thatcher years and their repercussions on life in Manchester, a city that created and nurtured some of Britain's foremost musical talents in its nightclubs.The main character of this film that is a blend of documentary and a comedy, is Tony Wilson, a TV presenter who owns a cutting edge record company called The Factory.

international title: 24 Hour Party People
original title: 24 Hour Party People
country: United Kingdom, Netherlands, France
sales agent: The Works International
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Michael Winterbottom
film run: 115'
release date: UK 05.04.02, NO 16.08.02, IS 19.09.02, DK 01.11.02, GR 08.11.02, ES 17.01.03, CZ 23.01.03, IT 24.01.03, SE 31.01.03, NL 08.05.03
screenplay: Frank Cottrell Boyce
cast: John Simm, Andy Serkis, Sean Harris, Steve Coogan, Lennie James
cinematography by: Robby Müller
film editing: Michael Winterbottom, Trevor Waite
art director: Mark Tildesley
costumes designer: Natalie Ward, Stephen Noble
music: Liz Gallacher
producer: Andrew Eaton
production: Revolution Films, Baby Cow Films, The Film Consortium, Film Council, Film Four
distributor: Pathé Distribution, Sharada Distribuzione (IT), Filmmuseum Distributie (NL), Les Films du Paradoxe (FR)
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