24 Hour Party People

24 Hour Party People Trailers

Original title 24 Hour Party People
Category Comedy, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2002
Production Country
Directors Michael Winterbottom
Cast Steve Coogan, Paddy Considine, Sean Harris, Lennie James, Shirley Henderson, Andy Serkis, John Simm, Ralf Little, Danny Cunningham, Peter Kay, John Thomson, Kate Magowan, Martin Hancock, Dave Gorman, Enzo Cilenti
Distributor

Synopsis

Manchester 1976: Cambridge educated Tony Wilson, Granada TV presenter, is at a Sex Pistols gig. Totally inspired by this pivotal moment in music history, he and his friends set up a record label, Factory Records, signing first Joy Division (who go on to become New Order) then James and the Happy Mondays, who all become seminal artists of their time. What ensues is a tale of music, sex, drugs, larger-than-life characters, and the birth of one of the most famous dance clubs in the world, The Hacienda - a mecca for clubbers as famous as the likes of Studio 54. Graphically depicting the music and dance heritage of Manchester from the late 70's to the early 90's, this comedy documents the vibrancy that made Mad-chester the place in the world that you would most like to be.