HAPPY NEW YEAR, COLIN BURSTEAD

Ben Wheatley

United Kingdom 95 min. min Spanish premiere

Synopsis

Colin Burstead has hired a heritage mansion for a New Year’s Eve party for his extended family and various hangers-on. Little tensions and dramas are overshadowed by the return of Colin’s black sheep brother David to the family fold after an absence of five years, along with his German girlfriend Hannah.

Themes

Comedy

Director

Ben Wheatley

(United Kingdom, 1972): English director of feature films, TV comedy shows, adverts and idents, animated shorts and internet ads. Sightseers premiered in Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.

Filmography: Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (2018), Free Fire (2016, D’A 2017), High-Rise (2015, D’A 2017), A Field in England (2013), Turistas (2012), Kill List (2011), Down Terrace (2009)

Ben Wheatley

Film information

Address: Ben Wheatley
Script: Ben Wheatley
Contact: The Festival Agency
With: Hayley Squires, Sam Riley, Neil Maskell, Sura Dohnke
Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2018
Format: DCP
Length: 95 min. min
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2019