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April 17 2014

Lenny Abrahamson’s eagerly anticipated new film, FRANK, will make it’s UK Premiere at the Sundance London festival next week.

Starring Michael Fassender, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson, ‘Frank’, is loosely inspired by Frank Sidebottom, the alternative persona of cult musician and comedian Chris Sievey.

Based on a memoir by celebrated writer Jon Ronson (who co-wrote the screenplay with Peter Straughan), the Element Pictures and Runaway Fridge production, Directed by the critically acclaimed Abrahamson (Adam & Paul, Garage, What Richard Did), underwent full Picture and Sound post here at Screen Scene, with SSVFX providing all the visual effects for the film.

The film received a rapturous response from audience and critic alike when it made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah earlier this year, where it was quickly snapped up by distributors.

Magnolia are set to unleash ‘Frank’ on American cinemagoers this summer, with Element Distribution releasing the film to Irish audiences in May.

Running from the 25th to the 27th April in the capital city’s O2, more information on Sundance London can be found HERE