The Portland Lookalike Agency

The Portland Lookalike Agency Screening

Saturday 15th September 2018
Royal Manor Theatre
138A Fortuneswell
Portland
DT5 1LT

The Portland Lookalike Agency is a fictitious organisation that can provide celebrity lookalikes drawn from the real residents of Portland. Over the years the island has weathered a steady economic decline and celebrity status can be perceived as a short cut to prosperity.  Presented as a film, this ’love story to Portland’ explores the juxtaposition of hope and realisation with a gentle hair ruffling fondness, wit and a healthy dose of black humour.

"Over the last thirty years, Portland has weathered a steady economic decline, very low wages and diminishing abilities to socially climb. Celebrity status can be perceived as a short cut to prosperity.  This idea that ‘hope springs eternal’ is deep rooted in many people, this jagged juxtaposition between hope and realisation is what the film hopes to explore. Essentially the fictitious lookalike agency located on Portland, is a kind of vehicle for us to express our annoyance with micro situations and bigger ones”

***EVENT UPDATE*** THIS SCREENING IS NEARLY BOOKED OUT PLEASE DO RESERVE YOUR SEAT  - YOU ARE WELCOME TO TURN UP ON THE DAY  TO SEE IF THERE ARE ANY FREE SEATS BUT BOOKING IS BEST!!

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