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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 05/04/2002, NO 16/08/2002, IS 19/09/2002, DK 01/11/2002, GR 08/11/2002, ES 17/01/2003, CZ 23/01/2003, IT 24/01/2003, SE 31/01/2003, NL 08/05/2003
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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