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29/10/2002

Film Council to support 'Sex Lives of the Potato Men'

The Film Council's Premiere Fund is to invest £750,000 in a new production, 'Sex Lives of the Potato Men'.
The film, written and to be directed by first-time director Andy Humphries and produced by Anita Overland ('The Book Group', 'M118'), is a sex comedy about men "who've always got women after them - sometimes for sex, sometimes for revenge".
The film tells the story of Dave and Ferris, the "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" of Birmingham - good looking young men living by their own rules.
The Film Council's Development Fund originally invested £35,000 in the development of the script.
The film will be produced by Devotion Films.
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