Starts Thu 24 Mar at:
Luna On SX
Inspired by true events, Nowhere Special, as premiered at Revelation Film Festival, features James Norton (Happy Valley, Mr Jones, Little Women) as thirty-five-year-old window cleaner John, who has dedicated his life to bringing up his son, after the child's mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months to live, he attempts to find a new, perfect family for his three-year-old son, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.
Their life is a simple one, made up of universal daily rituals, a life of complete dedication, and innocent love that reveals the strength of their relationship. But John only has a few months to live. Since he has no family to turn to, he will spend the days left to him looking for a new and perfect one to adopt Michael, trying to protect his child from the terrible reality.
Nowhere Special is a tender and heartbreaking story of both love and death.
Critics are saying...
“Uberto Pasolini's film takes a real-life story as his starting block and turns this tiny Northern Ireland-set tale into an almost sensory experience.” Screen International
“Intimate drama set in contemporary Belfast” Variety
“Beautiful and heartbreaking” Corriere Della Sera
“Expressive, sensitive and incredibly touching” The Upcoming
Winner – Audience Award for Feature Film – Warsaw International Film Festival
Winner – Audience Award for Director – Valladolid International Film Festival
Nominee – Best Film – Venice Film Festival