24 Hour Party People (13-Feb-2002)
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Keywords: Drama, Comedy, Punk Rock, Biography, Cocaine
Biopic centers on Tony Wilson and the explosion of Manchester's punk rock and new wave scene.
Tony Wilson, a television presenter in mid-1970s Manchester, England, is inspired to start Factory Records after attending a Sex Pistols concert. Wilson's signing of Joy Division followed by the Happy Mondays starts a creative fire that would ultimately grow into a worldwide explosion for Manchester's punk rock and new wave scene, a story dramatized for the big screen in 24 Hour Party People.
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