Welsh Musical Drama ‘Hunky Dory’ To Be Shown at SXSW

(Written for BritScene)

From the producer of Billy Elliot and directed by Marc Evans, Welsh musical film Hunky Dory has been selected to be shown at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) annual music, film, and interactive festival held in Austin.

The coming-of-age drama sees English actress Minnie Driver put on a Welsh accent, as she plays the role of drama teacher, Vivienne, in the summer of 1976 who wants to diverge her school’s general teenage apathy by engaging them in an end of year music version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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