The Festival. Image shows from L to R: Shane (Hammed Animashaun), Nick (Joe Thomas).

The Festival

2018 British comedy film about a music festival. Stars Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashaun, Claudia O'Doherty, Hannah Tointon, Kurt Yaeger and others.

The Festival. Image shows from L to R: Nick (Joe Thomas), Amy (Claudia O'Doherty), Shane (Hammed Animashaun).

The Festival

Comedy about a group of friends at their first music festival

Genre
Film
Released
2018
Starring
Joe Thomas, Hammed Animashaun, Claudia O'Doherty, Hannah Tointon, Kurt Yaeger, Hugh Coles, Lizzy Connolly, Theo Barklem-Biggs and others
Writers
Keith Akushie and Joe Parham
Director
Iain Morris
Producers
Claire Jones, Damon Beesley, Caroline Leddy, Daniel Battsek, Rachel Springett, Ollie Madden, Nigel Green, Trevor Green and Jack Webb

When Nick's girlfriend dumps him at graduation, he has a colossal meltdown in front of the entire university. He's convinced his life is over, but his best mate Shane has the perfect solution: three days at an epic music festival.

With the help of "festival aficionado" and certified oddball Amy, whom they meet on the train to the annual event, Shane tries to get Nick to embrace the music, the mayhem and the mud.

However, quickly running in to Nick's ex, Caitlin, and her friends - with whom they'd originally bought their tickets - proves to open the floodgates to a weekend madness of a very different kind; not helped when Caitlin starts growing closer to a cocky promoter and VIP wristband-holder known only as 'The Pirate'.

Between Amy's unending enthusiasm, a series of unfortunate events in the mud, a Smurf, Shane's love for superstar DJ Hammerhead, a whacked-out night on MDMA, some unfortunate body modifications, Nick's own neuroses and a frantic search across the festival site, this is not going to be a weekend to forget.

The Festival - a comedy about friendship, growing up, and going mad in a field.

Production Details

UK certificate
15
Duration
98 minutes
Release date
Tuesday 14th August 2018
Produced
2017
Premiere
Monday 13th August 2018, Cineworld, Leicester Square
Distributor

Entertainment Films

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Location

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