The Moon and Sledgehammer
Rare screening of cult film about unique West Sussex family, plus film clips from Andrew Kötting.
Director: Philip Trevelyan
Cast includes: The Page Family
Presented by and Q&A with Andrew Kötting
65mins Plus shorts and Q&A / 1971 / UK
Andrew Kötting presents The Moon and the Sledgehammer, Philip Trevelyan’s cult film that celebrates the unique lifestyle and philosophies of a real family living in West Sussex.
This event celebrates 50 years since the film’s release and the impact that it has had on numerous actors and film-makers including Kötting himself. As well as talking about the film Kötting will show an excerpt from his forthcoming feature The Whalebone Box.
"A Swiss Family Robinson with tuneless pianos and broken tractors instead of breadfruit and pythons." - Sunday Times