Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

High Life

  • Gary Yates /
  • Canada, USA /
  • 2009 /
  • 78 mins

Timothy Olyphant, Joe Anderson, Stephen Eric McIntyre, Rossif Sutherland

A blackly comic heist movie, from the grubby flipside of the 80s consumer dream...

Director: Gary Yates
Producers: Robin Cass, Gary Yates
Exec Producers: Anna Stratton, moris Ruskin
Scriptwriter: Lee MacDougall
Editor: Jeff Warren
DoP: Michael Marshall
Production Designer: Deanne Rohde
Music: Jonathan Goldsmith

Cast: Timothy Olyphant, Joe Anderson, Stephen Eric McIntyre, Rossif Sutherland

Production Company:
Triptych Media Inc, 788 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1N6, Canada
tel: +1 416 703 8866, fax: +1 416 703 8867
email: info@triptychmedia.ca

International Sales:
Shoreline Entertainment, , , ,
tel: +1 310 551 2060, fax: +1 702 974 0707
email: info@shorelineentertainment.com

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  • #1 Leona Campbell / Friday 19 June, 2009 / 22:42 GMT

    Tonight I managed to catch a showing of High Life and have to say it was surprising in a very nice way. Being a huge fan of all things 80's, that was my only premise for adding it to my viewing list and it really won me over. Presonally I found the start of the film a little slow, but once the 'gang' got together and the pace picked up I really enjoyed the movie and laughed my socks of at some parts of it. It has alot of those wonderful funny moments that just make you laugh at how silly life and people can get.

    It's a really good dark comedy and much more than a heist movie, it played more like a buddy movie for me. I'd highly recommend that anyone looking for a good laugh add this to your viewing list.
  • #2 Elaine Macintyre / Saturday 20 June, 2009 / 15:16 GMT

    This film really had me at hello with its tongue-in-cheek Goodfellas intro. Great characterisation, top performances, snappy script, canny use of music, Scorsese-style. Plus I'm a big fan of Timothy Olyphant in Deadwood and he's just great here!

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