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A Winter’s Tale Released

As part of #ShakespeareLives season, Hurricane Films have worked with the British Council to produce ‘A Winter’s Tale’, a film inspired by ‘The Winter’s Tale’ featuring Joseph Mawle (‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Ripper Street’). The short was written by Frank Cottrell Boyce (’24 Hour Party People’, ‘Millions’) and directed by Carl Hunter (‘Grow Your Own’). Filmed and post-produced in Liverpool and shot on location at Crosby B
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A Quiet Passion wins Best Film at Gent Film Festival

Hurricane Films’ Emily Dickinson biographical drama A Quiet Passion has been announced as this year’s Grand Prix: Best Film 2016 at Gent Film Festival in Belgium. Shot in Belgium and the US, the film has been warmly received in the film festival circuit, with recent festival appearances in New York, Toronto, London, Vienna and Turin. Richard Brody of the New Yorker called A Quiet Passion ‘an absolut
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A Quiet Passion to play Toronto, Trailer Released

Hurricane Films producers Roy Boulter and Sol Papadopoulos are proud to announce that their new film ‘A Quiet Passion’ will have its North American premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. A Quiet Passion is a biographical drama on the life of celebrated American poet Emily Dickinson, directed by Terence Davies (House of Mirth, Sunset Song).  The film stars Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City) as the
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Principal Photography Wraps on A Prayer Before Dawn

After a six week shoot in Thailand and the Philippines, principal photography has wrapped on the Joe Cole starrer, A Prayer Before Dawn. Based on the book by Liverpudlian Billy Moore about his experience as a prisoner in Thailand and produced by Hurricane Films and Senorita – the film was line-produced in Thailand by Indochina Productions and executive produced by James Shamus with financing provided by Meridie
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Bill Nighy to star in Hurricane Film’s ‘Triple Word Score’

The first film from Hurricane Films ‘first look’ deal with Gibson & MacLeod is announced starring Bill Nighy as lead in the Frank Cotterell Boyce scripted ‘Triple Word Score’. Actor Bill Nighy will star in Hurricane Films’ TRIPLE WORD SCORE – from a growing slate of features to be executive produced by Gibson & MacLeod – the outfit behind Hurricane Films’ A QUIET PASSION. TRIPLE WORD SCORE will be directed by
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First Look: Joe Cole in A Prayer Before Dawn

With principal photography beginning in Thailand last week, the first still from ‘A Prayer Before Dawn’ has been released, featuring Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders, Green Room) as Billy Moore, a Liverpool boxer incarcerated in a notorious Thai prison. Directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, the Muay-Thai action film is produced by Hurricane Films, Señorita Films and Indochina Productions. Hurricane’s Roy Boulter said: “Ever si
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Emily Dickinson Kickstarter Launch

HURRICANE FILMS LAUNCHES DOCUMENTARY KICKSTARTER ALONGSIDE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE The Liverpool based film production company Hurricane Films are seeking funds to complete their documentary about the life and works of celebrated American poet Emily Dickinson, using the KICKSTARTER PLATFORM. With just days to go before ‘A QUIET PASSION’ premieres at the Berlin Film Festival, the producers of Terence
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A Quiet Passion to Premiere at Berlin Film Festival

Hurricane Films producers Roy Boulter and Sol Papadopoulos are happy to announce that Terence Davies’ new film A Quiet Passion will have its international premiere at Berlin Film Festival in a Special Gala Screening on 14th February 2016. A Quiet Passion is a biopic of the life of the celebrated American poet Emily Dickinson, starring Cynthia Nixon as the reclusive Emily, with Jennifer Ehle and Keith Carradine taking
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Sunset Song Cinematic Release – 4th December 2015

Following rave reviews at Toronto Film Festival, San Sebastian Festival and the London Film Festival, we are excited to say that the Sunset Song is out now in UK Cinemas! To whet your appetite, the full trailer is below. In honour of the film’s release, Canongate have released a special edition of the book, by Lewis Grassic Gibbon.  
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