Tuesday, 22 March 2011
Submarine press release
SUBMARINE ACHIEVES THE HIGHEST SCREEN AVERAGE IN THE UK MARKET PLACE FROM ITS OPENING WEEKEND.
AMAZING WORD OF MOUTH AND POSITIVE REVIEWS WILL MEAN CINEMA SITES WILL INCREASE THIS WEEKEND FROM 59 TO OVER 100, FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE BRITISH COMEDY HIT FOUR LIONS
Optimum Releasing and the filmmakers involved were thrilled to find out that Submarine achieved the highest screen average of all the films opening over the weekend. The good figures have been helped by glowing reviews and good excellent word of mouth. Submarine has had huge support and been very well reviewed through social networking sites. Supporters on twitter include Russell Brand, Katy Perry, Charlie Brooker, Edith Bowman & Paloma Faith. This weekend there are hopes to expand from 59 cinema sites to nearly 100.
Submarine is the hotly anticipated feature film debut from writer/director Richard Ayoade (‘Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace’, ‘IT Crowd’). An adaptation of Joe Dunthorne’s novel, Submarine stars Noah Taylor (Shine), Paddy Considine (Le Donk & Scor-zay-zee, ‘Red Riding’), Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige and Golden Globe winner Sally Hawkins (Happy Go Lucky). A Warp films production in association with Red Hour Films, Submarine is produced by Andy Stebbing (Kicks), Mark Herbert (This is England) and Mary Burke (A Complete History of My Sexual Failures).