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24 Hour Party People
Directed by:
Michael Winterbottom

Released in the USA on May 31 of 2002, "24 Hour Party People" (also known as "Madchester", "Twenty Four Hour Party People") is a Biography/Comedy/Drama/Musical film directed by Michael Winterbottom , starring Steve Coogan, John Thomson, Nigel Pivaro, Lennie James, Shirley Henderson and Martin Hancock.

The unbelievably true story of one man, one movement, the music and madness that was Manchester.

Who directed "24 Hour Party People":

24 Hour Party People was directed by Michael Winterbottom, an English director, producer, and writer.

Before making 24 Hour Party People, Michael Winterbottom had directed The Claim, released in 2000, I Want You (1998), Welcome to Sarajevo (1997), Go Now (1995). Since, he directed Code 46, released in 2003, 9 Songs (2004), A Cock and Bull Story (2005), Genova (2007), A Mighty Heart (2007), and The Killer Inside Me (2010).

What was the release date of "24 Hour Party People":

24 Hour Party People was first released on Friday, May 31, 2002, in the United States.. This was seventeen (17) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, February 13, 2002 in the United Kingdom; Friday, August 23, 2002 in Canada; Saturday, May 18, 2002 in France; Friday, September 20, 2002 in Spain; Thursday, March 20, 2003 in Australia and on Saturday, March 22, 2003 in Japan.

What is the cast of "24 Hour Party People":

At the casting of 24 Hour Party People we find Steve Coogan, previously seen in The Parole Officer (2001) and The Revengers' Comedies (1998); John Thomson (Dog Eat Dog (2001), Born Romantic (2000)); Nigel Pivaro [ more... ]

  • Raymond Waring and Lennie James, Paddy Considine also worked together in The Martins, released in 2001.
  • Ron Cook and Steve Coogan, Paddy Considine can be seen in Hot Fuzz, released in 2007.
  • Raymond Waring and Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson can also be seen in A Cock and Bull Story, released in 2005.
  • Shirley Henderson, Ralf Little and Sean Harris also appeared together in Frozen, released in 2005.
  • Lennie James, Ron Cook and Raymond Waring also appeared together in Lucky Break, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "24 Hour Party People":

The story opens in the late 1970s in the Pennines, where Tony Wilson (Steve Coogan), reporting for Granada Television embarks on a hang gliding adventure, despite not having any training. After crashing several times and receiving a "rather unfortunate" injury to his coccyx, he walks away, then turns to the camera, breaking the fourth wall, saying the scene was symbolic of what is to come on many levels, mentioning the myth of Icarus.

Wilson is dissatisfied with his job as a television news reporter, [...]

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