Indie Films Released In Cinemas, On DVD & Digital September 2019.
Here's a look at some of the British and international indie films being released during August 2019, in Cinemas, on Disc & Digital.
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LUCAS & ALBERT is in selected Cinemas from 1st September 2019.
Synopsis: LUCAS & ALBERT have been hired by Mr Mac, a high profile criminal who is on the verge of moving into the major realms of crime and wants his dirty laundry finally washed away. The film looks into the relationship of the two men over the several days they spend together.
LUCAS & ALBERT is a black comedy thriller that twist and turns in varying but subtle ways. With tender moments coupled with shocking surprises that will leave you wondering why?
1st September Cast & Crew - The Headgate Theatre, Colchester.
3rd September - Century Cinema, Clacton
4/5 September - Headgate Theatre, Colchester
17th September - Prince Charles Cinema, London
OUT OF BLUE released on DVD, Blu-Ray & Digital on 2 September 2019
Synopsis: When homicide detective Mike Hoolihan (Patricia Clarkson) is called to investigate the murder of a leading astrophysicist in New Orleans, she is confronted by a mystery that begins to affect her in ways she had never expected. As the investigation deepens, a darker world is slowly revealed and she must use all of her skills and experience to piece together fragments of a wider conspiracy that lies behind the murder.
OUT OF BLUE is an unmissable neo-noir mystery in which one detective’s quest for truth begins to destabilise both her view of the world and her very being.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment presents SCARBOROUGH in selected UK Cinemas from 6th September 2019.
Synopsis: Two mismatched lovers arrive at the British seaside town of SCARBOROUGH, seeking an escape from the constraints of real life. Liz, desperately shy and beautiful, seems older than her companion, the happy-go-lucky and impulsive Daz. In their faded hotel room, amongst the peeling wallpaper and away from the prying eyes of their hometown, they laugh, quarrel, make love and enjoy their anonymity.
In an identical room in the same hotel, the sensitive artist Aiden and Beth, a fiery and impulsive young woman, tell the same story. As both couples are forced to come to terms with the illicit nature of their impossible love, power shifts from one lover to the other, and joy turns to heartache as they reel from the destructive force of illicit love.
Kaleidoscope Entertainment presents SCARBOROUGH in selected cinemas from 6th September 2019. UK Premiere + Q&A on Friday 6th September (7pm) at The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough. TICKETS
RAPID RESPONSE is in UK cinemas 6th September, 2019
Synopsis: In 1966 Medical student and racing fan Stephen Olvey gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is asked to volunteer at the Indianapolis 500 on their medical team. What started as a fun insider view of a sport he loved quickly devolves before his eyes as he sees the level of medical support given to the drivers, whom he has befriended, is terrifyingly non-existent. After feeling helpless at the scene of what turns out to be a fatal accident, Dr. Olvey sets off on a mission to build a team to apply science to transform motorsports from the most fatal form of sport to one of the safest.
Over the next 30 years they succeed and the science that they develop influences modern trauma medicine, the United States military, NASA, and the passenger cars we drive today. This is the true story of the most fatal era in Motorsports and the Indy 500 doctors who pioneered safety and helped the drivers to cheat death.
FANATICAL will be available in store and on digital platforms from Friday 6 September 2019.
Synopsis: Comedy legend Dan O’Reilly aka “Dapper Laughs" takes on a critical challenge to see if he can become the ultimate football fan, even though the top ‘lad’ has never liked football in his life! Could his head be turned by too many balls?
Dan is determined to find out why football is such a ‘fan obsessed’ sport and see if he has this latent love for football. But the real questions are, if he doesn’t, can he still a lad? Will this quest end in glory or failure?
World Premiere tickets available here.
THE BIG MEETING will be released in UK cinemas from 6th September 2019.
Synopsis: Every second Saturday in July the city of Durham is taken over by miners, trade-unions and the public for a major event known locally as THE BIG MEETING. The Durham Miners' Gala is an annual celebration of noise, colour and solidarity, of class culture, creativity and endeavour. Attracting 200,000 people, banners and brass bands parade through the streets to honour their heritage. THE BIG MEETING reflects the past, present and future of the Gala and labour movement, whilst following four protagonists over the course of this impressive working-class occasion.
DOUBLE DATE is released on Blu/ray, DVD and digital 9th September 2019
Jim, played by the writer of this horror/comedy Danny Morgan, is a 29 year old virgin about to turn 30. His pushy friend Alex (Michael Socha) is determined to get him to lose his cherry before the big three-O. When two sirens, Kitty and Lulu, walk into their bar and pay particularly close attention to Jim they can’t believe their luck. Men being men their blind to any warning sign that these femme fatales are on a very different mission. They need a virgin male to complete a blood sacrifice ritual that Kitty, more than Lulu, believe will re-animate their dead father. The four embark on a night on tiles with competing agendas that largely swing in siblings favour, but to everyone’s surprise, not least Jim, Lulu begins to lose sight of the overall mission and develops feelings for our hapless romeo. Read More
TUCKED Is Released On DVD & Digital By Bulldog Distribution 9th September 2019.
Synopsis: TUCKED is a raw and tender drama about an ageing 80 year old drag queen who forms an unlikely friendship with a younger queen, both struggling with their own issues of gender identity & mortality. As they discover more about each other, they realise how to truly be themselves.
Set in Brighton, Tucked is a classic British ‘slice of life’ story that echoes works like Funny Cow, Kinky Boots and The Dresser. The film is produced by Finn Bruce and features a fantastic soundtrack including Robbie Williams, Lola Coca, Eliza Shaddad, Celeste and many more.
THE FIGHT released on DVD & Digital 9th September 2019.
Tina Bell (Hynes – Years and Years, W1A, Spaced) lives in a quiet seaside town, but her life is anything but quiet – her mother is threatening to leave her father, her daughter is being bullied, she and her husband Mick (Shaun Parkes – Lost in Space) are juggling full time jobs, three children and her past is catching up with her. Determined to ditch the dysfunction and beat her inner turmoil, Tina pulls on her fighting gloves, literally – stepping into the boxing ring to sweat out her anxieties and punch up her self-worth, under the watchful eye of her astute coach (Cathy Tyson – Mona Lisa). But does she have what it takes to get her family off the ropes and emerge victorious?
LONELY HEARTS (Adult Thriller) is released on DVD/BluRay 17th September 2019, courtesy of DarkSide Releasing.
Synopsis: A reality TV show has deadly consequences for five single people looking for romance…The British countryside is anything but idyllic in this spine-chilling and wildly erotic horror offering that will have you on the edge of your seat! Will this be your last date?
KALEIDOSCOPE is released on Digital 12th August & DVD 23rd September 2019.
Synopsis: A sparse, drab flat, on a housing estate in London, loud frantic knocking and a dog barking. We meet Carl Woods (Toby Jones – Don’t Forget the Driver, Detectorists, Tinker Tailor, Soldier Spy), an ex-prisoner with dreams of starting a gardening business, as he’s abruptly awoken from his sleep on the sofa. He goes to the door…no-one is there. Exploring the house, he notices lipstick traces on a glass, an ashtray full of cigarette butts, he goes upstairs and finds a shocking discovery, a dead body in the bathroom. But is everything as it seems?
As the narrative twists and turns we follow Carl’s footsteps as he chats with his neighbour Monique (Noble), prepares for his first date in 15 years with someone he met online, Abby (Matthews) and gets a message announcing an impending, unwanted visit from his overbearing mother (Reid)…
With time running out, Carl’s relationship with his mother and the ramifications of his night with Abby now collide in dramatic, surprising, unforgettable ways.
THE LAST TREE is in UK Cinemas 27th September 2019.
Directed by Shola Amoo, THE LAST TREE is the semi-autobiographical story of Femi (as a child played by newcomer Tai Golding), a British boy of Nigerian heritage who, after being fostered in rural Lincolnshire, moves to inner-city London to live with his birth mother. In his teens, Femi (Sam Adewunmi) is struggling with the culture and values of his new environment. Femi must decide which path to adulthood he wants to take, and what it means to be a young black man in London during the early 00s.
FARMING will be released in Cinemas across the UK on 27 September 2019.
Based on his own life story, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s FARMING charts the extraordinary journey of a young fostered Nigerian boy who, struggling to find an identity, falls in with a skinhead gang in 1980’s England. At six weeks old, Enitan (Zephan Amissah) is left in the care of a white working- class family in the dock-town of Tilbury, in Essex. His new surrogate mother, Ingrid (Kate Beckinsale), makes for a complex, but dubious foster parent. Unsure of his place in the world, and lacking a mother’s love, desperate to belong the teenage Enitan (Damson Idris) spirals into self-destruction, falling in with a local skinhead gang led by Levi (John Dagleish). When all seems lost, a sympathetic teacher, Miss Dapo (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), offers him one last shot at redemption.