WHO’S IN IT?
Jack Lowden (Dunkirk), Katherine Pearce (My Cousin Rachel), Jessica Brown Findlay (Victor Frankenstein), Peter McDonald (The Damned United), Simone Kirby (Jimmy’s Hall), Adam Lawrence (Tormented), Graeme Hawley (Leatherbird), Jodie Comer (The White Princess), Laurie Kynaston (Gutterdammerung), Finney Cassidy (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Mark Gill (film debut), director, writer; William Thacker (film debut), writer; Baldwin Li (25Gs) and Orian Williams (Control), producers; Nicholas D. Knowland (Berberian Sound Studio), cinematographer; Adam Biskupski (The Goob), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1970s Manchester, young Steven Morrissey (Lowden) is frustrated with his working-class background and dead-end job at the local tax office, which he feels is preventing him from fully indulging in his ultimate passion for music. He finds solace in the city’s underground gig scene, where he meets aspiring artist Linder Sterling (Findlay) who encourages him to turn his dreams of superstardom into reality…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
England Is Mine charts the humble origins of the famous singer who would be later known as Morrissey, the lead vocalist of The Smiths and an all-round British rock legend.