24 Hour Party People

  • Directed By: Michael Winterbottom

Synopsis: Manchester 1976: Cambridge educated Tony Wilson, Granada TV presenter, is at a Sex Pistols gig. Totally inspired by this pivotal moment in music history, he and his friends set up a record label, Factory Records, signing first Joy Division (who go on to become New Order) then James and the Happy Mondays, who all become seminal artists of their time. What ensues is a tale of music, sex, drugs, larger-than-life characters, and the birth of one of the most famous dance clubs in the world, The Hacienda - a mecca for clubbers as famous as the likes of Studio 54. Graphically depicting the music and dance heritage of Manchester from the late 70's to the early 90's, this comedy documents the vibrancy that made Mad-chester the place in the world that you would most like to be.

Paddy Considine

Rob Gretton

Sean Harris

Ian Curtis

Lennie James

Alan Erasmus

Shirley Henderson

Lindsay Wilson

Andy Serkis

Martin Hannett

John Simm


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Writers: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Meta Score: Coming Soon
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Studio: Baby Cow Productions
United Artists
Revolution Films
Film4 Productions
UK Film Council
The Film Consortium
Release Date: Feb 12th, 2002
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Budget: Not Available
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