The big-screen version of dark comedy Brian And Charles is ready to hit the market at Cannes, and has been honoured with inclusion in the British Film Council's Great8, which showcases emerging Brit filmmakers to international distributors and festival programmers.
Brian and Charles (2021), Comedy
Director: Jim Archer
Writer: David Earl, Chris Hayward
Cast: David Earl, Chris Hayward, Louise Brealey, Jamie Michie, Nina Sosanya
Executive Producers: Damian Jones, Mary Burke, Ollie Madden, Lauren Dark
Producer: Rupert Majendie
Line Producer: John Palfery-Smith
Production: Mr Box, BFI, Film4
Sales: Bankside Films
Synopsis: Brian lives alone in a remote Welsh valley. Something of an outcast, he spends his spare time inventing things and one day decides to build a robot for company. Charles is not only Brian’s most successful invention, but it appears to have a personality all its own. However, it creates more problems than Brian bargained for, and the timid inventor has to face up to several issues in his life: his eccentric ways, a local bully, and a woman he’s always been fond of but never had the nerve to talk to.