First Clip From Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers

Kill List director weighs in with third feature film, looks like a good 'un.

Posted 14th May 2012, 12:41pm in News
First Clip From Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers

Ahead of its first showing at Cannes this month, we are pleased to have gotten a look at Kill List director Ben Wheatley's new film Sightseers. The director put the clip up on his own blog over the weekend, and it certainly seems to have the same thick atmosphere of Wheatley's last film. We can't wait to see what he's done with this delicious premise;

Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way - on a journey through this sceptred isle in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina's led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs her to see - the Crich Tramway Museum, the Ribblehead Viaduct, the Keswick Pencil Museum and the rolling countryside that separates these wonders in his life.

But it doesn't take long for the dream to fade. Litterbugs, noisy teenagers and pre-booked caravan sites, not to mention Tina's meddling mother, soon conspire to shatter Chris's dreams and send him, and anyone who rubs him up the wrong way, over a very jagged edge...