SET THE THAMES ON FIRE
British Independent Film Awards (BIFA)
'Outstanding Achievement in Craft'
BFI LOCO Awards 'Discovery Award'
Two boys fall through a grotesque, nightmare London, endeavoring to survive and escape, and perhaps find hope together in this dark comedy.
Noel Fielding, Sally Phillips, Max Bennett, Michael Winder, Sadie Frost, Lily Loveless, David Hoyle
Palm Springs International, BFI LOCO Comedy Festival, Raindance, Belfast, Marfa, Skyline, Damn These Heels Film Festival
“Imaginative, surreal, touching... A weird and wonderful debut ”
- Little White Lies
“Brimming with visual invention and terrific fantasy conceits”
- The Hollywood Reporter
“It refreshes to see a new name armed with so many ideas”
- Total Film
“British cinema is alive and well in this dazzling dark comedy debut”
- BFI London Comedy Film Festival
“Unlike anything previously witnessed. Immersive...engaging...touching and genuinely heartbreaking”
- SciFi Now
“Spirit of Greenaway, Imagination of Gilliam”
- Evening Standard
"Edwards’s direction is impressive and stands up to scrutiny"
- Vulture Hound
“Beautifully imagined... An astonishing achievement for a debut”
- Velvet Onion
“A dirty gem!”
- Dirty Movies
"The kind of film that so many movie fans hanker for - unique, odd, beautiful, twisted and with a fierce vision…an impressive artistic calling card"
- The Manual, Phoenix Magazine