Hull Independent Cinema presents: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU
Boots Riley | 2018 | USA | Cert 15 | 112 mins
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
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).
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