by Phil Davis

Success is far away, music is just a job: but the encounter with a fan can change everything.

  • Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 22.30 Cinema Massimo Sala 3
  • Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 17:30 Cinema Massimo Sala 3

Martin Freeman plays Steve Marriott, one of the best known and acclaimed British singers, leader of the Small Faces in the 60s. In 1985, his star is blurred, fans are missing, he’s losing his will to live, but from an ordinary evening a new hope arises. Phil Davis’s short is gently ironic and subtly bitter and finds its beauty, in the talent of his interpreter, in the strength of the dialogues, in the ability to manoeuvre in the narrow space of the pub where the story takes place and to the tremendously British atmosphere.

Directed by Phil Davis
7 min – United Kingdom – 2015 – o.v. sub ita
Genre: Fiction

Phil Davis is an award-winning actor, present in more than 40 films including the legendary Quadrophenia in 1979. He has worked, always acclaimed by critics, even in TV series, including Vera Drake, Whitechapel and Sherlock. Phil also directed many works, such as his debut film Hooligans in 1995, set among British football fans of the ’80s, and Hold back the Night in 1999.