Archive Cinema City 2015.

The Goob

Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Year: 2014
Duration: 86'

Director: Guy Myhill
Scenario: Guy Myhill

Cast: Liam Walpole, Sienna Guillory, Sean Harris

Programme selection: 360°


THE GOOB combines the dirty roar of stock car thunder with the visceral vision of a teenage boy’s first love. We’re in the middle of a heatwave in Fenland, England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping his Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding pumpkin fields.

When his Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-­‐car driving supremo and ladies’ man Gene Womack, Goob becomes an unwelcome side thought. However Goob’s world turns when exotic pumpkin picker Eva arrives. Fuelled by her flirtatious comments, Goob dreams of better things.

Festivals and awards:

2014, VENICE DAYS (Italy), Venice in Rome (Italy), FESTIVAL DO RIO (Brazil), FESTIVAL DE DINARD (France) – WON FIRST PRIZE (Golden Hitchcock), LONDON FILM FESTIVAL (UK), THESSALONIKI IFF (Greece), STOCKHOLM IFF (Sweden) – WON BEST SCORE, BRAUNSCHWEIG IFF (Germany), DUBAI IFF (UAE), ANNECY "Film à l'Anglaise" (France); 2015, PREMIER PLAN ANGER (France), MONS - IFF du film d'Amour (Belgium) – WON CINEUROPA AWARD, SXSW South by South West (US premiere), ISTANBUL IFF (Turkey), CINEMA AT THE EDGE (USA), STOCKHOLM IFF Junior (Sweden), CYPRUS FILM DAYS IFF (Cyprus)

Original language: English
Subtitle: Serbian