Two boys fall through the clockwork o a grotesque, nightmare London, endeavoring to survive and escape.
Set in a dystopian waterlogged London, ‘Set the Thames on Fire’, follows the fine tradition of quirky ‘out-there’ movies like ‘Brazil’, ‘A Clockwork Orange’, ‘Delicatessen’, and ‘The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover’.
This is the darkly comic story of two boys, Art and Sal, living in a dream-city London of huge sparkling stars and shifting alleyways full of danger and adventure. The moon looms above them and the Thames water is quickly rising. Surviving on the edge of a strictly hierarchal society controlled by the violent and all-powerful Impresario and populated by the careless lost souls of a modern day Sodom & Gomorrah, the boys’ desire for freedom, friendship and escape brings them into terrifying conflict.
Featuring great supporting cast appearances from David Hoyle and Noel Fielding.