A Royal Hangover

 

Year: 2014
Country: UNITED KINGDOM, USA, FRANCE
Run Time: 102 minutes

A Royal Hangover
A Royal Hangover
A Royal Hangover
A Royal Hangover

When you think of British culture, chances are “they drink a lot” will come to mind. A ROYAL HANGOVER is an eye-opener of a documentary that examines the binge drinking culture of Great Britain: when, where, and why it started; how it compares to other cultures; and how it can be slowed. Including interviews with scientists and doctors looking to bring awareness, members of parliament trying to legislate, and people suffering with alcoholism, A ROYAL HANGOVER is a sobering look at a plague that has dominated the British for centuries—and what it may take to find a solution. Along with actor and recovering addict Russell Brand, we see the director’s uncle who consumes two bottles of whiskey a day. He is honest when discussing his disease, heartbreaking when sharing his chances of getting better, and unforgettable when providing a personification of alcohol’s grip on British culture. This film doesn’t try to preach or blame, but it does attempt to turn the focus on finding ways to a new future. – T.W.

CIFF39 Screenings

Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 7:15 PM

Friday, March 20, 2015 at 2:10 PM

Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 4:00 PM

Competition
Global Health Competition

Director
Arthur Cauty

Producers
Arthur Cauty, Gabrielle Weller

Screenwriting
Arthur Cauty

Cinematography
Arthur Cauty, Silver Levy-So, Jake Cauty, Elliott Montello

Editing
Arthur Cauty

Director Bio
Arthur Cauty was born in London and considers himself one of the few Brits who doesn't drink. He has worked on films and videos with rock stars, on professional wrestling, and on ballet.

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A ROYAL HANGOVER (2014)

Print Source

De Cauze Films
ac@arthurcauty.co.uk
arthurcauty.co.uk

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