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Hull Independent Cinema: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU

HULL TRUCK THEATRE, Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB

22 Jan 2019

19.00

£7.00

15 cert

Hull Independent Cinema presents: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU
Boots Riley | 2018 | USA | Cert 15 | 112 mins

Synopsis
In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, Calif., telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magical key that leads to material glory. As Green’s career begins to take off, his friends and co-workers organize a protest against corporate oppression. Cassius soon falls under the spell of Steve Lift, a cocaine-snorting CEO who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.

Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Terry Crews, Danny Glover, Armie Hammer, David Cross

Awards and Reviews
Nominee, Best First Feature, Best Screenplay – Film Independent Spirit Awards
Sundance Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival Official Selections

“This bold new film not only shatters comedy’s cold streak but also serves as a powerful reminder of the vitality of the genre as both social commentary and shared experience.” – The Observer

“Boots Riley’s SORRY TO BOTHER YOU ambitiously pushes the envelope of the sci-fi and comedy genres for a wholly unique, refreshing and hilarious film.” – Screen Rant

Certificate
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).

Venue Details

HULL TRUCK THEATRE,
Hull Truck Theatre,
50 Ferensway,
Hull,
HU2 8LB

01482 323638

boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk

http://www.hulltruck.co.uk

A pioneering theatre with a unique Northern Voice, locally rooted, global in outlook, inspiring artists, audiences and communities to reach their greatest potential. We produce and present inspiring theatre that reflects the diversity of a modern Britain. We provide the resources, space and support to grow people and ideas, are an ambassador for our city, a flagship for our region and a welcoming home for our communities. Through our work with schools and local communities we engage with thousands of young people, disabled groups and adults, offering opportunities to participate in the arts, whether as the first step into a career, a way to build confidence and meet new people, or as part of a rounded education. During our Year of Exceptional Drama as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 we welcomed a record number of 108,000 audience members at our home in Hull and on tour around the UK. We were thrilled to work with a wide range of internationally renowned artists and companies to stage 13 home-produced plays, including 7 new commissions. We have announced our ambitious equality and diversity plans as part of our commitment to opening up access to all aspects of the theatre. The animation below details how and why we will be ensuring our doors are well and truly flung open to all. It was developed by the theatre’s Inclusion Action Group.

Facilities

Accessible Toilets

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Hearing Loop

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Tuesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Wednesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Thursday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Friday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Saturday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Sunday
Closed (or from 1 hour prior to show time)