Sightseers exclusive quad poster


Sightseers , the deliciously dark, emphatically British comedy-horror from Kill List director (and TF favourite) Ben Wheatley has landed a new official quad poster, and you can check it out in full below.

In case you didn’t know, Wheatley’s latest follows anorak-sporting Chris and Tina (Steve Oram and Alice Lowe, who also co-write) as they head off on a caravan holiday through the Lake District.

If that sounds pretty straightlaced, just wait until the pair's sightseeing tour of the British Isles gets underway, and Chris starts taking out his frustrations on his fellow tourists and countrymen with an unhealthily murderous rage.

Blackly funny and gasp-inducingly shocking, the film also manages to look at Britain’s beauty spots through an incredible lens, highlighting the magnificence of the scenery, while also teasing out elemental, mythical moodiness.

The quad poster brings together all these elements, and also adds a cute dog into the mix, which never goes amiss. The tagline plays up the none-more-British humour, and the logo - underscored by a blood-trailing caravan - is the killer detail.

Check out the poster in full below:

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[ Click on the poster to see it in hi-res ]

Sightseers will have its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival showing on 20 and 21 October, and will be released by Studio Canal on 30 November 2012.

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Matt Maytum
Deputy Editor, Total Film

I'm the Deputy Editor at Total Film magazine, looking after the long-form features there, and generally obsessing over all things Nolan, Kubrick and Pixar. Over the past decade I've worked in various roles for TF online and in print, including at GamesRadar+, and you can often hear me nattering on the Inside Total Film podcast. Bucket-list-ticking career highlights have included reporting from the set of Tenet and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as covering Comic-Con, TIFF and the Sundance Film Festival.