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By James Whittington, Tuesday 15th October 2019
Wildcard Distribution is bringing the Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary to UK cinemas on 25th October. The film will play exclusively in key cities around the UK with Odeon Cinemas.
Extra Ordinary stars comedian/writer/actress Maeve Higgins (Naked Camera, Inside Amy Schumer), Barry Ward (Jimmy's Hall, MAZE), Will Forte (Nebraska, McGruber, Last Man on Earth), and Claudia O'Doherty (Trainwreck, Love, Inside Amy Schumer, Long Shot) and tells the story of Rose, a sweet and lonely small town driving instructor who must use her supernatural 'talent' to save the daughter of a local man from a washed up rock-star looking to use her in a satanic pact that will reignite his fame.
The film which is the debut feature from writer/directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman had its world premiere at the renowned SXSW Film Festival earlier this year where it was nominated for the Grand Jury Award for Narrative Feature. Since then it's picked up numerous awards including Best Irish Feature Film at the Galway Film Fleadh, the Jury Prize at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film and both the Audience Award and Best Feature Film at the Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival. The comedy had its English premiere over the weekend at Manchester's Grimmfest which is one of the leading cult and genre film festivals in the UK.
It has also been scheduled to screen in a number of UK festivals over the coming months including Mayhem Film Festival, Dead Of Night Film Festival, Sheffield Horror Film Festival and Leeds International Film Festival.
Extra Ordinary will be released in UK cinemas from Friday 25th October.
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