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Days of the Bagnold Summer (N/C 15+)

4-5 March

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


The screening on 4 March will be followed by a Q&A with director Simon Bird, writer Lisa Owens and actors Monica Dolan and Earl Cave.

Simon Bird makes a hugely impressive directorial debut with an adaptation of the award-winning graphic novel set to a score by Belle and Sebastian. Fifteen year-old thrash metal fan Daniel (Earl Cave, son of Nick Cave) and his mother Sue (Monica Dolan) share the same living space but are worlds apart. Librarian Sue is mild-mannered, inoffensive and sensible. Daniel is a glowering mass of rage that is only articulated in music he regards as ‘my religion’. When Daniel’s eagerly awaited summer trip to America is cancelled, he faces six very long weeks of quality time with his mother.

Thanks to Altitude Film Entertainment

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman: Simon Bird & Stuart Murdoch

Edith Bowman will host a special edition of her Soundtracking podcast at GFF20. Edith will be joined by director Simon Bird, and Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch, to discuss how they collaborated on constructing the soundtrack for Days Of The Bagnold Summer.

  • Director Simon Bird
  • Cast Monica Dolan, Earl Cave, Rob Brydon
  • Country UK
  • Year of Production 2019
  • Running Time 1h26m
  • Certificate N/C 15+

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