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Adapted from Jessica Albarn's children's book of the same name, THE BOY IN THE OAK is a dark fantasy film about an angry, neglected young boy and his encounter with a secret world of faeries, hidden deep within an old, oak tree. The faeries watch from afar the boy's cruelty to mother nature and decide they can take no more. Filled with
vengeance, they cast a spell on the boy that will change his life forever...
Alcove Entertainment has already shot a feature film promo as part of the development for this project, which will act as a prequel to the feature film. The project has already atttacted the involvement of established British artists, with BAFTA-winning actor Jude Law recording the narration and musician Damon Albarn, the artist behind the sounds of Blur and Gorillaz and has sold over 40 million albums worldwide, composing & recording the score. Luke Losey will be directing the film and is best known for his music video "The Box" by Orbital, starring Tilda Swinton. The video premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to screen at almost every major festival that year, including closing the Edinburgh Film Festival and opening the London Film Festival.
Production Stills from The Boy in the Oak
The Boy in the Oak Videos
OFFICIAL Music Video for Orbital - The Box
Directed by Luke Losey, starring Tilda Swinton
The Boy in the Oak News
Jessica Albarn will be exhibiting her stunning artwork for The Boy in the Oak at London's Foyles Bookshop between January 17th - 28th.