The Overcoat. Christopher Cobbler (Jason Watkins).

The Overcoat

2017 British comedy film based on Nikolai Gogol's story. Stars Jason Watkins, Tim Key, Vicki Pepperdine, Alex Macqueen, Dominic Coleman and others.

The Overcoat

The Overcoat

Based on the short story by Nikolai Gogol, this blackly comic fairytale is about a lonely social outcast who, in an effort to raise his status at work, spends all his money on a new overcoat, which seemingly gives him the approval he craves. But when it's stolen from him, he cannot return to his previous life of anonymity, leading to a downward spiral from which there is no return.

First released: Monday 1st January 2018