Days of the Bagnold Summer

    Genre
    Comedy
  • Runtime
    86 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United Kingdom
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel, DAYS OF THE BAGNOLD SUMMER is a funny yet sweet coming-of-age story about single motherhood and Metallica. Simon Bird's film follows a teenager who spends his summer listening to heavy metal music and trying to get along with his librarian mom. Rated 90% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, this Official Selection of the London and Locarno Film Festivals was heralded by Screen International as "an unexpectedly gentle and pensive portrait of a strained relationship between a mother and a son."
DIRECTED BY:
Simon Bird
WRITTEN BY:
Lisa Owens, Joff Winterhart (graphic novel)
CAST INCLUDES:
Monica Dolan, Earl Cave, Rob Brydon

SYNOPSIS

Daniel was supposed to spend the summer with his dad and his dad’s new wife in Florida, but when his dad cancels the trip Daniel and his mom suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in their suburban home as Daniel just wants to listen to heavy metal and start a band while his mom hopes to rekindle the fun times they used to have together.

Days of the Bagnold Summer

    Genre
    Comedy
  • Runtime
    86 mins
  • Release Date
    2019
  • Countries
    United Kingdom
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Simon Bird
WRITTEN BY
Lisa Owens, Joff Winterhart (graphic novel)
CAST INCLUDES
Monica Dolan, Earl Cave, Rob Brydon
Based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel, DAYS OF THE BAGNOLD SUMMER is a funny yet sweet coming-of-age story about single motherhood and Metallica. Simon Bird's film follows a teenager who spends his summer listening to heavy metal music and trying to get along with his librarian mom. Rated 90% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, this Official Selection of the London and Locarno Film Festivals was heralded by Screen International as "an unexpectedly gentle and pensive portrait of a strained relationship between a mother and a son."

Daniel was supposed to spend the summer with his dad and his dad’s new wife in Florida, but when his dad cancels the trip Daniel and his mom suddenly face the prospect of six long weeks together. An epic war of wills ensues in their suburban home as Daniel just wants to listen to heavy metal and start a band while his mom hopes to rekindle the fun times they used to have together.