24 Hour Party People
Drama, Comedy
Spanning from the 1970's to early 1990's, this is the story of the Manchester music scene... Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by an unknown band called the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and soon Manchester's punk groups are clamoring for him to manage them. Riding the wave of a musical revolution, Wilson and his friends create the legendary Factory Records and the Hacienda Club, and bands like Joy Division, New Order, and the Happy Mondays emerge to change the industry forever. Rated R for strong language, drug use and sexuality.
Cast: Steve Coogan, Paddy Considine, Shirley Henderson, Lennie James, John Simm
Produced by: Andrew Eaton
Directed by: Michael Winterbottom
Written by: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Running time: 1hr 57min
Opens: Aug 09, 2002 Limited
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