Monday, 29 October 2007
UK producer / distributor, Axiom Films has acquired all UK and Irish rights to HONEYDRIPPER, the exciting new film from John Sayles.
Regarded by many as one of the ‘founding fathers’ of American independent cinema, the director of such classics as “Return of the Secaucus Seven”, “Matewan”, “Eight Men Out”, “City of Hope”, “Lone Star” and “Silver City”, acclaimed writer, director and actor John Sayles returns with HONEYDRIPPER, his latest film, that continues his extraordinary examination of the complexities and shifting identities of American sub-cultures. Based on "Keeping Time" - his own short story, with his customary understated intelligence, Sayles uses the rhythms of the citizens of Harmony, Alabama to immerse the audience into the world of the Jim Crow south. It’s a fable about the birth of rock n’ roll - a quintessentially American subject, but with a fidelity to time and temperament that is unusual in an American director.
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