IFC Nabs ‘Kill List’ Director’s ‘Sightseers’ Out Of Cannes

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Some acquisition news out of Cannes as IFC Films has nabbed Kill List director Ben Wheatley’s The Sightseers, which stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram as a couple on a countryside caravan trip that goes wrong. Below you’ll once again find the first piece of footage from the horror comedy that begins 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…

  • turtlenipple

    I’d have bet my right hand that IFC would pick this up.. and I’m glad to hear I would keep my right hand.