Film - Pirate Radio

WPKN Music on Film Series

Film - Pirate Radio

Thu ยท September 20, 2018

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$12.00

Film - Pirate Radio
Film - Pirate Radio
The Boat That Rocked (retitled Pirate Radio in North America, Good Morning England in France, Radio Rock Revolution in Germany, and I Love Radio Rock in Italy) is a 2009 British comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis, with pirate radio in the United Kingdom during the 1960s as its setting. The film has an ensemble cast featuring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Rhys Ifans, Nick Frost, and Kenneth Branagh. Set in 1966, it tells the story of the fictitious pirate radio station "Radio Rock" and its crew of eclectic disc jockeys, who broadcast rock and pop music to the United Kingdom from a ship anchored in the North Sea while the British government endeavors to shut them down. It was produced by Working Title Films for Universal Pictures, and was filmed on the Isle of Portland and at Shepperton Studios.
Venue Information:
Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT, 06605
https://www.BijouTheatreCT.com