Directors Notes - Interview with Michelle Heighway - Director of Mr. Somebody? 2014

18 November 14

Posted at 12:12

Directors Notes - Interview with Michelle Heighway on Mr. Somebody? 2014

 

 

Directors Notes -Interview with Michelle Heighway

http://www.directorsnotes.com/2014/11/12/dn321-mr-somebody-michelle-heighway/

The full inteview can be heard via the the link above.

 

Big Thank you to MarBelle / Directors Notes.

 

 

 

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Mr. Somebody? Leeds International Film Festival 2014

13 November 14

Posted at 8:16

 

Big thank you to everyone that came to see  Mr. Somebody? last night at Leeds International Film Festival 2014!

Thank you to #LIFF28 for having us!

 

Mr. Somebody? @ Leeds International Film festival 2014

 

Mr. Somebody? @ Leeds International Film festival 2014 (C) Tracey Welch

 

Mr. Somebody? @ Leeds International Film festival 2014

 

Mr. Somebody? @ Leeds International Film festival 2014

 

Mr. Somebody? @ Leeds International Film festival 2014

 

CANINES/WELLIES/CARROTS/TIN PANS/ECCENTRIC OUTFITS/  - Mr. Somebody? Q &  A.

Many thanks to Tracey Welch for your photography!

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Mr Somebody? Huddersfield Eccentric -Set to Screen at Leeds International Film Fesitval 2014

12 October 14

Posted at 1:23

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Mr. Somebody?

I am very pleased to announce that Mr. Somebody? is set to screen in the Leeds Town Hall
12th November at 9pm!


"Mr Somebody? is a very humorous yet occasionally deeply moving home-grown tale". Bring the Noise

 

 

The highly eccentric Huddersfield resident Jake Mangle Wurzel is the subject of Mr Somebody?, a compelling portrait of his unforgettably oddball lifestyle.



There are 120 seats to fill in The Albert Room !

Check out the link below for tickets! 

 

http://www.leedsfilm.com/films/mr-somebody/

If you would like to book at ticket in advance over the phone please call 0113 224 3801

 


ThAnK yOu

For dropping by!

 

The House that Jake Built

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Press Release : Mr. Somebody? Selected to Screen at The 28th Leeds International Film Festival 2014

04 October 14

Posted at 12:30

 

Press Release :  Mr. Somebody? Selected to Screen at The 28th Leeds International Film Festival 2014

 

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http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/jake-mangel-wurzel-documentary-mr-somebody-7879379

 

  The 28th Leeds International Film Festival Poster 2014

 

We are very excited to announce we will be screening as part of The 28th Leeds International Film Festival!
12th November 2014 at the Leeds Town Hall at 9pm

Tickets for Mr. Somebody? : By Phone (0113) 224 3801. The City Ce ntre Box Office or on line
http://www.leedsfilm.com/tickets-passes/
tickets at £6 and £5 concession

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Mr. Somebody? Selected to Screen at The 28th Leeds International Film Festival 2014

04 October 14

Posted at 12:16


Mr. Somebody?

 

Set to Screen at LEEDS TOWN HALL 12TH NOVEMBER AT 21:00PM

 

The 28th Leeds International Film Festival Poster 2014

If you would like to book at ticket in advance please call 0113 224 3801


Michelle Heighway's Documentary / 6 year Passion Project about Huddersfield's Great Eccentric Jake Mangle-Wurzel has been selected for The 28th Leeds International Film Festival, It has been selected for the Cinema Versa Section.

 

We hope to see you there!

Cinema Versa is dedicated to the documentary form and inspired by the underground festival aesthetic, showcasing independent features and profiles of mavericks and outsiders.

The documentary is set to screen:


Wednesday 21:00 Albert Room  at Leeds Town Hall. Which holds 120 people.
If the documentary gets lots of audience votes it may have a 2nd screening towards the end of the festival!!!

A handful of free tickets will be given away on the Mr. Somebody? Facebook page soon!


"Mr Somebody? is a very humorous yet occasionally deeply moving home-grown tale". Bring the Noise




Nestled amongst his hoard of papers, photos, and random objects, the “oddest man in Britain” Jake Mangle-Wurzel describes with great lucidity his obsession with never throwing anything away. “A lot of it is humour but a lot of it is philosophical,” he muses. After his wife and daughter left him some forty years ago, he vowed to spend the rest of his days as a professional lunatic. His small Huddersfield cottage became a den for an unfettered, inventive whimsy, featuring an outdoor tub and a “tab end” sculpture made with an especially unusual adhesive (and it’s not what you think). Oscillating wildly from mad to insightful, Mangle-Wurzel carves a inspirational yet lonely figure of boundless imagination. Yorkshire filmmaker Michelle Heighway chronicles the committed eccentric’s highs and lows over a period of five years that includes a council-ordered clean up and a devastating fire. As the film bears witness, their mutual fondness develops into trust and a genuine friendship that extends well beyond the frame.


Sunshine Wong

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Mr Somebody? at Leeds International Film Fesitval! - The festival’s biggest ever line-up of feature films produced in Yorkshire.

03 October 14

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Review of Mr. Somebody? at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2014 by Bring the Noise

11 August 14

Posted at 5:05

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 "Starting with a screening of Michelle Heighway’s film Mr. Somebody? At 10:30am, things were yet to get fully glamorous. The film follows Jake Mangle Wurzle over the course of 5 years, a professional lunatic living amongst an intriguing collection of hoarded random objects in Huddersfield. Mr Somebody? is a very humorous yet occasionally deeply moving home-grown tale. Jake was there himself at the screening and took part in an uproarious and heated Q&A after the film in which he (intriguingly) got very angry about how much of the footage had been left out and loudly denounced many things and people. An exciting, if nerve inducing, start to the day." BRING THE NOISE

Please see link below to read the full review :

 

http://www.bringthenoiseuk.com/201406/films/docfest-opening-weekend-mr-somebody-the-50-year-argument-we-are-many-and-life-itself

 

 

 

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Spike Milligan Meets the Eccentrics 1989

15 July 14

Posted at 1:37

 

 
It was great to finally speak with  Dr. David Weekes  Programme Consultant of Spike Milligan Meets the Eccentrics today !
David Weekes worked with Jake Mangle-Wurzel on:
 Spike Milligan Meets the Eccentrics way back in 1989, it's great to capture content from this experience ...
 
I am still looking to chat with producer  Adrian Hilliard  who made the documentary independently  (way back in 89) like  I did  more recently with "Mr. Somebody?" my self.

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For any one  that is in to eccentricity -  as well as seeing Mr. Somebody? of course ; should check out  Spike Milligan Meets the Eccentrics
(A Starship Production 1989), It is very rare and can only be occasionally found on Ebay/Amazon...
 
So Big shout out to ADRIAN HILLIARD ! I would love to discuss so much with you... Many thanks Michelle Heighway -Director of Mr. Somebody?
 
 
 

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