Verve Pictures presents
New Town Utopia
New Town Utopia is the story of Basildon told by its artists, a documentary film of utopian dreams and concrete realities.
After a successful run at cinemas in the West End and around the UK – New Town Utopia comes back to Basildon for a one-off screening.
The event will feature poetry and spoken word performances by Basildon artists before the screening.
THE TIMES **** “Consistently fascinating… powerful material”
FINANCIAL TIMES **** “Endlessly poignant… a sweet. sad film about Essex.”
THE BIG ISSUE “Intelligent, poignant and delicately ambiguous”
TIME OUT “About as far from Avengers: Infinity War as you’re likely to get”
Verve Pictures presents a film by Christopher Ian Smith:
A Cult Modern Production NEW TOWN UTOPIA, featuring Jim Broadbent as the voice of Lewis Silkin MP
Sound Design Robin Green
Colourist Brendan Buckingham
Editors Neil Lenthall & Christopher Ian Smith
Original Music Greg Haines
Assistant Producers Anneka Haskins & Natalya Mykhayluk
Executive Producer Margaret Matheson
Directed, produced and filmed by Christopher Ian Smith
Tickets from £
Recommended for ages
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