The Beat Beneath My feet_26C1886 1 (2048x1193)PRESS RELEASE – 15th December 2014

Scoop Films announces that it has been selected to screen its latest feature film The Beat Beneath My Feet at the 65th Berlinale – The Berlin International Film Festival.

The film, which features a stand-out performance from former Beverly Hills 90210 heartthrob Luke Perry, will hold its International Premiere at the prestigious festival from 5th-15thFebruary 2015, following sold out screenings at London’s Raindance Film Festival and subsequent nomination for a British Independent Film Award.

TheBeatBeneathMyFeet_1_RGB (2048x1084)The film will compete for a Crystal Bear in the Generation 14plus competition at the festival, which features cinematic works that are thematically and aesthetically linked to the experiences of young people. The awards are judged by a specially selected panel of 14-18 year old the film enthusiasts.

The Beat Beneath My Feet is a heartfelt comedy drama set in London, directed by John Williams in his first feature, and starsLuke Perry, Lisa Dillon and introduces newcomer Nicholas Galitzine.


raindance-3Since its debut at Raindance the film has received some fine reviews:

“This film is touching, emotional drama at its very best and deserves a huge audience” TheCultDen 10/10

“A toe-tapping indie that is, quite simply, lovely” i-Flicks

“Impresses with its unique voice and endearingly catchy songs”Loose-Lips

“The choice of Luke Perry to play an ageing rocker pays off hugely”
The Hollywood News 4/5

“A fulfilling emotional journey, great original songs and a heart-warming story.” 
The Flickering Myth ****

Producer Fiona Gillies said: “To be invited to compete at such a prestigious film festival as the Berlinale is an amazing step forward for The Beat Beneath My Feet. The film addresses many issues and experiences of today’s modern teenager and as part of the Generation 14plus competition will screen to a youthful and knowledgeable Berlin audience whom I’m sure will identify with its themes and ambition.”

The Beat Beneath My Feet continues to screen at Clapham Picturehouse, London and will screen at BAFTA, Piccadilly, London on 21st December.

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