We are delighted to open the 29th Chichester International Film Festival with the UK premiere of this wonderful British film starring Timothy Spall and Phyllis Logan. A touching story of an old man who crosses the country just using local buses.
It gives us great pleasure to welcome Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan and director Gillies MacKinnon to open the Festival with the British Premiere of their film.
A heart-warming tale of Tom (Timothy Spall), a pensioner whose wife Mary (Phyllis Logan) has just passed away, who travels from Britain's most Northerly point, John O'Groats, to his original home town at its most Southerly point, Land's End, using his free bus pass.
He carries with him his wife's ashes in a small suitcase, travelling the length of the country to take her back home. Along the way, his adventures are recorded by the people he meets and helps, and by the end of his trip he has unwittingly become a social media celebrity.
Our thanks to Parkland Entertainment for this screening.
Gala Tickets £34
Thu 12 Aug: Gala Dinner 18:30 - film at 20:30 approx
Also screens Fri 13 Aug 14:45 (Film Only – Normal Prices)