A Field in England
Director: Ben Wheatley Run Time: 90 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2013
Starring: Julian Barratt, Michael Smiley, Peter Ferdinando, Reece Shearsmith, Richard Glover, Ryan Pope
During the Civil War in 17th-Century England, a small group of deserters flee from a raging battle through an overgrown field. They are captured by an alchemist (Smiley), who forces the group to aid him in his search for a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. Ben Wheatley’s incredible, psychedelic vision is a masterpiece of the folk horror revival.
Courtesy of Drafthouse Films and the American Genre Film Archive.
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