Sightseers
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Ben Wheatley | UK 2012 | 88mins. | Print Source: IFC

Following on from Down Terrace and Kill List [both past SF IndieFest selections], Ben Wheatley continues to prove himself one of British cinema’s most distinctive and unpredictable voices with this riotous story of Tina and Chris, the Midlands’ answer to Bonnie and Clyde. Keen to share his love for Brit tourist hotspots with his new girlfriend, Chris whisks Tina away on a romantic caravaning holiday. But when Chris casually murders a litterbug at the Crich Tramway Village, his intolerance for mild antisocial behaviour becomes dangerously apparent. Initially confused, Tina quickly opts to stand by her man, joining him on a murder spree, offing anyone who threatens to sully their humble utopia. Serving bloodshed and belly laughs in equal measure, Sightseers is an horrifically charming treat, with a surprising sweetness shining through at its heart. (Michael Blyth, BFI London)