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Carol Morley returns to Manchester, where in the early 1980s, five years of her life were lost in an alcoholic blur. The Alcohol Years is a poetic retrieval of that time, in which rediscovered friends and acquaintances recount tales of her drunken and promiscuous behavior. In Morley’s search for her lost self, conflicting memories and viewpoints weave in and out, revealing a portrait of the city, its pop culture, and the people who lived it.

Cast includes Pete Shelley and Tony Wilson

Doors open at 19:30, Film starts 20:00


Carol Anne Morley (born 14 January 1966)[1] is an English artist, musician, film director, screenwriter and producer and also sister to music journalist, critic and producer Paul Morley. After a traumatic event in her life at 11 years old she spent a period of her life drinking alcohol. From 1982 Morley spent a lot of time at the Haçienda Club until she was 21, then left Manchester to attend the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London to study Fine Art Film.

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