Medusa Deluxe, the debut feature length film from British director Thomas Hardiman, will receive its World Premiere on the Piazza Grande at the 75th Locarno Film Festival on 6th August 2022.
Written and directed by Hardiman, the film features Clare Perkins, Anita-Joy Uwajeh, Kae Alexander, Harriet Webb, Darrell D’Silva and Luke Pasqualino.
To celebrate the World Premiere, MUBI has released a brand new still for the anticipated film. Check it out below!
Medusa Deluxe is a murder mystery set in a competitive hairdressing competition. Extravagance and excess collide, as the death of one of their own sows seeds of division in a community whose passion for hair verges on obsession.
Department heads include cinematographer Robbie Ryan, renowned hair stylist Eugene Souleiman and casting director Gary Davy.
The film is produced by Michael Elliott, Louise Palmkvist Hansen and Lee Groombridge and is an EMU Films production. The film was developed and financed by the BFI, awarding National Lottery Funding, and BBC Film, and financed in association with Time Based Arts. Executive Producers are Eva Yates for BBC Film, Lizzie Francke for BFI, and Jim Mooney & Walli Ullah for EMU.