Shakedown Films at the European Film Market

We will be at the EFM during the Berlin Film Festival from 16-21 February, presenting projects and taking part in the wonderful Stowe Story Labs programme.

 

Come and join us there!

 

 

Shakedown Films in Cannes

If you're in Cannes this year, meet us at the Marché du Film Producers Workshop or at the EU media stand:

Village International/Riviera
Pavilion number 121- European Union

 

We are presenting the following projects:

Find out more about the projects here.

 

 

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An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley

Michael O'Connor of Shakedown Films is currently directing the Hamburg Players production of  J.B. Priestley's classic "An Inspector Calls":

 

"Public men, Mr Birling, have responsibilities as well as privileges"

England 1912. A mysterious suicide – how is the privileged Birling family connected to the dead working-class girl Eva Smith? Arthur Birling, a successful manufacturer, believes that if man minds his own business and takes care of his family no harm will come. Inspector Goole has other ideas and his persistent questioning tears down the seemingly perfect façade put on by the Birlings.

 

“An Inspector Calls” is a scathing critique of the hypocrisies of Edwardian English society. J.B. Priestley’s drama is today considered to be a classic in mid-20th century contemporary theatre. It combines elements of mystery and socially conscious family drama.

 

See the play this week at:

Theater an der Marschnerstraße, Hamburg, 7.30pm