The Show

The Show

Fletcher Dennis (Tom Burke), a man of many talents, passports and identities, arrives in Northampton - a strange and haunted town in the heart of England as dangerous as he is.
On a mission to locate a stolen artefact for his menacing client, Fletcher finds himself entangled in a twilight world populated with vampires, sleeping beauties, Voodoo gangsters, noir private eyes, and masked avengers. He quickly sinks into a bizarre and delirious black hole, that is hidden just beneath the surface of this seemingly quiet town. Soon enough Fletcher discovers that dreams and reality have been blurred and there might no longer be a real world to go back to…

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Mitch Jenkins


Director: Mitch Jenkins
Producer: Mike Elliott, Tom Brown, Jim Mooney
Screenwriter: Alan Moore
Principal Cast: Tom Burke, Ellie Bamber, Siobhan Hewlett, Sheila Atim, Alan Moore


Public Film Contact
Sanam Jehanfard
Protagonist Pictures
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Emily Salkin
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Protagonist Pictures
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Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Mystery
Screening Section: Narrative Spotlight
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Runtime: 115 mins