Magazine article Screen International

LFF Adds World Premiere of Michael Winterbottom's 'On the Road'

Magazine article Screen International

LFF Adds World Premiere of Michael Winterbottom's 'On the Road'

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Michael Winterbottom's On The Road will receive its world premiere at the upcoming BFI London Film Festival.

The film will be presented within the festival's Sonic strand on Oct 9 at the BFI Southbank and follows Grammy-nominated British rock band Wolf Alice, from North London, on tour.

Winterbottom joined the band on the road earlier this year, capturing 16 different gigs and daily life backstage. The film records the tour from the point of view of a new member of their crew and stars rising British actors Leah Harvey and James McArdle.

"The starting point for the film was a long time ago in a bar in New York when we met up with a band called Ash. They told us all about their life on the road - an endless string of festivals and gigs. It sounded romantic and terrible at the same time. …

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