I’ll have to admit I was never a big fan of Simon Amstell‘s Television and Comedic work. Sports And Film share similar parallels your playing career may not be the greatest, but that experience you gained can makes you a great manager. In film (even TV) as a filmmaker, your acting/presenting experience is overshadowed and Amstell’s Benjamin is living proof.
Amstell will always be known for his work on BBC’s Never Mind The Buzzcocks, his Stand Up comedy shows. His film directorial feature debut was his 2017 acclaimed film Carnage. A comedy which was set in the Vegan Society, 50 years in the future.
After making it’s World Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival last October, Verve Pictures has picked up the rights to the film here in the UK. Ahead of the film’s cinema release they have released the film’s UK Trailer starring Colin Morgan as the titular character.
A semi-biographical story of a rising filmmaker emotionally struggling on the brink of the premiere of his second film. When his publicist introduces him to a French musician called Noah, his world is turned upside down.
The bittersweet comedy tells the story of Benjamin (Colin Morgan) a rising star filmmaker, who is thrown into emotional turmoil on the brink of premiering his second film, when Billie, his hard partying publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.
Set among the back streets of East and North London, the film boasts original music from James Righton of the Klaxons and great performances from its cast including Colin Morgan, Phénix Brossard, Joel Fry, Jack Rowan, Jessica Raine & Anna Chancellor.
Benjamin is to be released cinematically in the UK and Ireland from 15th March.Powered by Sidelines