2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

The Greasy Strangler

Monday, March 14
10:30PM - 12:03AM

Alamo Lamar C
1120 S Lamar Blvd


Hashtags: #sxsw #getgreasy

The Los Angeles-set tale follows Ronnie, a man who runs a Disco Walking tour along with his browbeaten son, Brayden. When a sexy, alluring woman comes to take the tour, it begins a competition between father and son for her attentions. It also signals the appearance of an oily, slimy inhuman maniac who stalks the streets at night and strangles the innocent, soon dubbed THE GREASY STRANGLER.

Section: Festival Favorites
Country: United States
Language: English
Year: 2016
Runtime: 93min

Director: Jim Hosking

Executive Producer: Ben Wheatley, Tim League, Theo Brooks

Producer: Andy Starke, Ant Timpson, Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, Josh Waller

Screenwriter: Jim Hosking, Toby Harvard

Cinematographer: Mårten Tedin

Editor: Mark Burnett

Production Designer: Jason Kisvarday

Sound Designer: Martin Pavey

Music: Andrew Hung

Additional Credits: Casting: Danielle Aufiero, Amber Horn, Costume and Wardrobe Department: Christina Blackaller, Visual Effects Supervisor: Thomas Proctor, Digital Compositor: Daniel Cairnie, Special Makeup Effects Artist: Michelle Sfarzo, Unit Production Manager: Nick Andrus, Script Supervisor: Sherry Gunderman

Principal Cast: Michael St Michaels, Elizabeth De Razzo, Sky Elobar, Joe Walters, Gil Gex, Abdoulaye NGom, Sam Dissanayake, Holland MacFallister


Jim Hosking began his career as a copywriter at Mother in London. In New York City, he began his directing career at MTV. He then directed commercials, gaining notoriety in the UK for his award-winning TV spots. He has shot several short films, LITTLE CLUMPS OF HAIR, CRABS and the Sundance hit RENEGADES. He likes to wear pants.

Distributor: Nick Ogiony

Sales Agent: CAA (NA), PROTAGONIST (World)

Public Film Contact
Ant Timpson
Timpson Films
(642) 174-6362

Publicity Contact
Natalie Martens



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