Brassed Off


1h 49m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A coaliery brass band tries to win a national competition while their local coal mine faces the prospect of a shutdown.

Film Details

Also Known As
Allegro ma non Troppo, virtuoses
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Doncaster, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

A coaliery brass band tries to win a national competition while their local coal mine faces the prospect of a shutdown.

Film Details

Also Known As
Allegro ma non Troppo, virtuoses
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Doncaster, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Opening Night) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.)

Recipient of the best foreign film prize at the 1997 Lumieres de Paris awards.

Winner of the 1997 Cesar Award for Best Foreign Film.

Winner of the Audience Award and Student Prize at the 1997 Flanders International Film Festival.

Winner of the special jury prize at the 1997 Tokyo International Film Festival.

Released in United States Summer May 23, 1997

Limited Release in United States May 30, 1997

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1998

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States January 1997

Released in United States February 1997

Released in United States March 1997

Released in United States September 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.

Shown at Portland International Film Festival February 13 - March 2, 1997.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 13-24, 1997.

Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 13-23, 1997.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 6-19, 1997.

Shown at Viareggio Cinema and TV Festival (in competition) in Italy September 20-26, 1997.

Shown at Flanders International Film Festival (in competition) in Ghent, Belgium October 7-8, 1997.

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) November 1-10, 1997.

Sophomore feature for Mark Herman who debuted with "Blame It on the Bellboy" (United Kingdom/United States/1992).

Completed shooting December 1, 1995.

Began shooting October 9, 1995.

Released in United States Summer May 23, 1997

Limited Release in United States May 30, 1997

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1998

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Portland International Film Festival February 13 - March 2, 1997.)

Released in United States February 1997 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (market) February 13-24, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1997 (Shown at Cleveland International Film Festival March 13-23, 1997.)

Released in United States March 1997 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 6-19, 1997.)

Released in United States September 1997 (Shown at Viareggio Cinema and TV Festival (in competition) in Italy September 20-26, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Flanders International Film Festival (in competition) in Ghent, Belgium October 7-8, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (in competition) November 1-10, 1997.)