Although nominated for two Golden Globes, this British rock comedy about an apocryphal ’70s rock band called Strange Fruit acrimoniously reuniting in middle age for a 20th-year reunion concert is virtually unknown in millennial America. Think Spinal Tap with Bill Nighy, Stephen Rea, Billy Connolly and Timothy Spall.
About Mick Garris
Mick Garris produced and directed a segment for Nightmare Cinema, the spine-tingling horror event of the summer. Previously, Mick created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself. Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link! Mick’s recent books “Snow Shadows,” “Tyler’s Third Act,” “Ugly” and “SALOME” are now out from Cemetery Dance. Mick also executive produced Unbroken for Universal Pictures, based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing