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Up North Film & Television Festival

Pond Life

Fri 03 May—Thu 09 May
Times: Various at Copper & Red Brick Auditorium

Tickets: £7-£5 , approx running time: 96mins

Age: 15

Director: Bill Buckhurst

Country: UK

Year: 2018

Cast: Tom Varey, Esme Creed-Miles, Angus Imrie

It’s summertime 1994 in a quiet ex-mining village in Yorkshire. Trevor is treading on everyone’s toes at home as misfit Pogo is trying to make sense of the world. Lovesick Malcolm is trying to mend his broken heart and best friends Shane and David have nothing better to do. When rumours of a giant carp at the local ponds begin to swirl about town, this young community, led by Trevor, embark on a fishing expedition they will never forget.

With breakout performances by a cast of rising stars, and an evocative original score by Richard Hawley, this bittersweet debut feature sits alongside Billy Elliott and Brassed Off in the great British tradition of films about post-industrial communities.

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Subtitled Screening: Sunday 5 May, 7.15pm

This event is part of the Square Chapel Up North: Film & Television Festival 

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This screening is sponsored by One Bright Dot