Next up from Kill List director Ben Wheatley’s The Sightseers is the first ever clip from the film starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram as a couple on a countryside caravan trip that goes wrong. Premiering at Cannes, the first piece of footage begins the nosedive into insanity when the couple have a face-to-face with a local about not picking up their dog’s crap from the ground. I’d get pissed off too if somebody didn’t pick up after their mutt.
“Chris (Oram) wants to show Tina (Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way – on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina’s led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs her to see – the Crich Tramway Museum, the Ribblehead Viaduct, the Keswick Pencil Museum and the rolling countryside that separates these wonders in his life. But it doesn’t take long for the dream to fade. Litterbugs, noisy teenagers and pre-booked caravan sites, not to mention Tina’s meddling mother, soon conspire to shatter Chris’s dreams and send him, and anyone who rubs him up the wrong way, over a very jagged edge…“