Munro Films and Lightbulb Film Distribution Set to Release British Indie BURNING MEN from Filmmaker Jeremy Wooding this March
“Instant cult classic” – Roadmoviesfestival.com
“A great British road movie with an amazing soundtrack” – Rebecca Holman, columnist/author
From Munro Films, in association with Lightbulb Film Distribution, and the director of Blood Moon, and Peep Show’s premiere series, something wicked this way comes with BURNING MEN. From the 1st March, a British rock-and-roll road-movie will be arriving in select cinemas.
When young musicians Ray (Ed Hayter) and Don (Aki Omoshaybi) are evicted from their South London squat, they decide to sell their precious vinyl collection and fly to Memphis in search of their destiny. Frustrated by the shortfall in funds, they steal an ‘uber-rare’ Black Metal record at a Camden record fair and head out of town to sell it. As they drive north in their beaten-up Volvo Amazon, picking up hitchhiker Susie (Elinor Crawley) en route, they find themselves stalked by dark forces apparently unleashed by the ‘devil disc’ they have stolen.
BURNING MEN is a bravura piece of film-making – a rare portrait of today’s England – from the urban hustle of London, to the eerie East Anglian fens and the desolate Northumbrian moors. Shot mostly in Point-of-View (POV) it is the first of its kind. With a talented young cast, the film is by turns charming, scary, funny and moving. It comes with an evocative score by guitarist Justin Adams, which will also see a vinyl release in February 2019. Independently funded, and shot over a four week schedule, from the director of Peep Show something wicked this way comes.
BURNING MEN will be in select UK cinemas from March 1
Ed Hayter – RAY (To Dream, TV series Will)
Aki Omoshaybi – DON (The Last Jedi, The Riot Club, Kids In Love, A Moving Image)
Elinor Crawley – SUSIE (Submarine, Bridgend, TV series Vikings)
Katie Collins – GEMMA (debut feature)
Joseph Millson – MICKY (All The Devil’s Men, Amy and Sophia, TheDead2, Casino Royale)
Sarah Jane Potts – BELLADONNA (The Chameleon, Kinky Boots)
Simone Lahbib - EDUARDA (Philomena, Flim, TV series The Loch, Da Vinci's Demons)
Christopher Fulford – LENNY (Millions, Stonehearst Asylum, Queen of the Desert)
Denise Welch – JULIE (Finding Fatimah, TV series Waterloo Road, EastEnders, Loose Women)
Andrew Tiernan - MAD DAD (Le Sequel, Automata, 300)
Guy Pratt - ROBERT (actor, stand-up comedian, bassist with Dave Gilmour, Pink Floyd, Roxy Music)