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A FIELD IN ENGLAND

by Ben Wheatley

synopsis

England, civil war. A group of men flee from a raging battle but they are captured and forced to take part in a hunt for treasure supposedly buried somewhere in a field. But before they start digging, they gobble up some strange-looking mushrooms and then everything goes pear-shaped. A beguiling piece with touches of mystery and farce.

original title: A Field in England
country: United Kingdom
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Ben Wheatley
release date: UK 05/07/2013
screenplay: Amy Jump, Ben Wheatley
cast: Michael Smiley, Julian Barratt, Reece Shearsmith, Peter Ferdinando, Richard Glover, Ryan Pope
cinematography by: Laurie Rose
film editing: Amy Jump, Ben Wheatley
art director: Ashley Dando
music: James Williams
producer: Claire Jones, Andrew Starke
production: Film4, Rook Films
distributor: Picturehouse Entertainment
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