Drafthouse Films: A FIELD IN ENGLAND

Director Ben Wheatley
Year 2014
Starring Michael Smiley, Julian Barratt, Reece Shearsmith
Run Time 90min
Age Policy

17 and up; Children 5 and up will be allowed only with a parent or guardian. No children under the age of 5 will be allowed.

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This title is part of Film Club's THE LOST WEEKEND.  Click HERE for more information on Film Club 3.0 and THE LOST WEEKEND festival.

During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist (Michael Smiley), who forces the group to aid him in his search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. Crossing a vast mushroom circle, which provides their first meal, the group quickly descend into a chaos of arguments, fighting and paranoia, and, as it becomes clear that the treasure might be something other than gold, they slowly become victim to the terrifying energies trapped inside the field.

A Field In England is a psychedelic trip into magic and madness from Ben Wheatley, the award-winning director of DOWN TERRACE, KILL LIST and SIGHTSEERS.

"In only three years, Ben Wheatley has gone from unknown to one of the UK’s most exciting, hilarious and most violently disturbing filmmakers." Empire Magazine

 

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