YOU INSTEAD

Romantic Comedy | 82 mins | 2010

Two rock stars. One weekend.A Once in a lifetime shot on location at the world famous music festival ‘T in the Park’.



Festivals & Awards

Official Selection Galway Film Festival 2011
Moscow International Film Festival 2011
Official Selection Glasgow Film Festival 2011
Official Selection SXSW 2011



Cast & Credits

Director: David Mackenzie
Cast: Luke Treadaway, Natalia Tena, Sophie Wu



Synopsis

American pop star, Adam, and minor British rock chick, Morello, are playing at the same music festival. The only other thing they have in common is their mastery of sarcastic wisecracks so when they meet backstage, the sparks inevitably fly. As their childish spat escalates, a mischievous preacher, who happens to be passing by, handcuffs them together as punishment, before disappearing into the crown with the only key.

All attempts to break free a thwarted as the prospect of performing on stage in handcuffs together becomes a reality, never mind the prospect of having to sleep side by side later that night. Respective band mates and romantic partners are caught in the crossfire but can only look on as Adam and Morello begin to realise there is no escape.



Press & Reviews

“Delightful…triumphant…delivers the feel good quota in spades” Screen International
“…breezy atmosphere…killer soundtrack…this hipster comedy should prove a crowd pleaser…” Variety 4 stars - theskinny.co.uk