POWDER ROOM has been picked up for UK distribution by Vertigo Films, and will hit cinemas on 29th November. Written by Rachel Hirons, based on her stage play WHEN WOMEN WEE, the film is Rachel’s debut as a screenwriter. It stars Sheridan Smith, Jamie Winstone, Oona Chaplin and Kate Nash.
Producer Damian Jones has also sold world rights to Universal Pictures International Entertainment. He produced the film through his company DJ Films with money from the BFI producer equity scheme.
The comedy follows a group of girls on a raucous night out. The exploits in the club reveal various aspects of their struggles with life and love. It was directed by MJ Delaney and, in addition to Damian, was produced by James Cotton and Nichola Martin.