Logline: A comedy about globalisation and nation-building, sex and art, money-laundering and love. Synopsis: EPIC is a gentle black comedy about a confused, washed up British film director, Emil, who is invited by a nascent state to make a national Epic in an obscure Caucasus Republic ruled by an eccentric and corrupt dictator.
When down and out Academy award winning British film director Emil Miller receives an invitation to the Embassy of the Autonomous Republic of Karastan, little does he know that he will be embarking on one of the wildest journeys of his already diverse and colourful career. Starring:Matthew MacFadyen (Anna Karenina,The Three Musketeers), Noah Taylor (Lawless, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Cradle of Life, Vanilla Sky), Myanna Buring (The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn 1+2, Kill List) Writers:Ben Hopkins,
Pawel Pawlikowski Director:Ben Hopkins Producers:Stephen Daldry, Mike Downey, Sam Taylor Genre: Comedy Territories Available: World, excluding France, Germany and UK.
Award: The ‘Hamburg Producers Awards’ for the best ‘European Cinema Co-production’ and best ‘German TV Production’ were presented to Mike Downey. Sam taylor Daniel Zuta and Vladimer Katcharava (Lost In Karastan) on 1 October 2014.