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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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Sunset Song To Have UK Premiere 15th October

“A tour de force of drama, composition and colour.” David D’Arcy, Screen Daily “Davies directs the most refined coming-of-age story cinema has seen in recent years.” Nikola Grozdanovic, The Playlist “With Sunset Song [Terence Davies has] again made a prize of beauty and found peace in the past.” Henry Barnes, The Guardian “British filmmaker Terence Davies is back with a stirring and gorgeous 1900s romance.” Tom Huddl
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‘Sunset Song’ UK Film Rights Snapped Up By Metrodome

Hurricane Films, the Liverpool film production outfit, have secured Metrodome for UK distribution rights to Terence Davies’ anticipated drama, Sunset Song, ahead of the film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. Metrodome has acquired all UK rights excluding TV – which belong to the BBC – and will release later this year. The deal was negotiated on behalf of the three production comp
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