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Sometimes Always Never Set for Early 2019 Release

Following its World Premiere at London Film Festival this autumn, Hurricane Films’ latest collaboration with writer Frank Cottrell Boyce and director Carl Hunter is now set for an Early 2019 release in the UK. The film was well received at the Festival, with Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian saying in his 4* Review: “This film is a distinct, articulate pleasure” and calling the film ‘spellbinding’
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Hurricane Films in Brit 50 List

  Liverpool’s Hurricane Films have been announced one of Screen Daily’s ‘Brit 50’ Film Production companies. Per Screen Daily, the list is designed to represent the “independent UK-based production companies actively engaged in originating, developing and producing feature films for both local and international distribution”. This comes off the back of a successful year for Hurricane Films – Thai Boxing Th
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A Prayer Before Dawn set to have its Irish Premiere 3rd March 2018

A Prayer Before Dawn is set to have its Irish Premiere on 3rd March at the Dublin International Film Festival. The film is based on the autobiography of Billy Moore, a Liverpool boxer incarcerated in a Thai prison. Billy Moore will be attending the Irish Premiere.   Tickets are available to purchase here. The film has already played Cannes, London, Rotterdam and Zurich Film Festivals to rave reviews. Producer So
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A Quiet Passion Features in New York Times Best Movies of 2017

At the end of an exceptional year of cinema, we are pleased to announce that A Quiet Passion has been included in not one, but two top 10 lists by critics at the New York Times. AO Scott called A Quiet Passion ‘a blithely unconventional biopic [which] glides through Dickinson’s life with poetic compression and musical grace”, whilst Manohla Dargis called the film ‘exquisitely directed’. A Quiet Passion has also featu
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A Day In The Life: Watch Now

- ‘A Day In The Life’ is part of Sgt Pepper at 50, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and directed by Carl Hunter, the film was produced by Hurricane Films. The Sgt Pepper at 50 programme was commissioned and produced by the City of Liverpool.
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And The Winners Are…

Following on from our recent competition for Sgt. Pepper at 50, we are proud to announce the following filmmakers have been selected to screen at the Woolton Picturehouse before tonight’s premiere of ‘A Day in The Life’… ‘Smile’ by James Dunn ‘Bon Voyage, my friends’ by Joe Jones ‘The Ballad of Lonely Hearts’  by Phil Montgomery & Autumn Harrison ‘
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Calling Aspiring Filmmakers – Submit ‘A Day In The Life’ Short for Sgt. Pepper at 50

- As part of the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Hurricane Films are inviting aspiring filmmakers to submit short films that depict a day in their life on June 1st, 2017 - 50 years to the day since the album’s release. - A selection of the submitted films will be shown at the premiere of  ’A Day In The Life – 24 Zero Hours̵
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Hurricane Films in Spring 2017

‘A Quiet Passion’ And ‘My Letter To The World’ Double Bill at Bermuda Film Festival   ‘My Letter To The World’, Hurricane Films’ new documentary on Emily Dickinson, is set to have its Worldwide premiere at Bermuda Film Festival 2017, accompanied by the dramatic film of Emily’s life, ‘A Quiet Passion’, also produced by Hurricane Films. Featuring expert analysis and
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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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