Have you ever seen nature inside out? When the sun stands at midday and it’s as if the world was going up in flames?

Step into the world of Temple Pictures where the Hollywood studio system meets a forgotten hinterland filled with dreamers who exist at the fringes of the movie industry. Here, celluloid fantasy clings to desperate realism and certainty dissolves into a hallucinatory world.

A huge cult hit that will be talked about for years to come

– The Daily Telegraph

Creative Team

  • Directors

    Felix Barrett & Maxine Doyle

  • Choreographer

    Maxine Doyle

  • Designers

    Felix Barrett, Livi Vaughan, Beatrice Minns

  • Lighting Designer

    Mike Gunning

  • Sound Design & Composition

    Stephen Dobbie

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  • A man and woman dancing. Woodchip on the floor, a caravan in the background.
    The Drowned Man Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg.
  • Image of man and woman almost kissing.
    The Drowned Man Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photograph by Julian Abrams
  • Three male dancers all in the air in blue light.
    The Drowned Man Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg.
  • Close up of small newspaper clippings, scissors and pencils on a table
    The Drowned Man Gallery image2 Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photo by Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
  • Man falling of the roof of a vintage car
    The Drowned Man Gallery image1 Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photo by Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
  • Empty directors chair with 'Temple Pictures' written on it. Located in a forest setting
    The Drowned Man Gallery image Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photo by Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
  • A group of male and female dancers frozen jumping in the air.
    The Drowned Man Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg.
  • Pair of red shoes ontop of a dusky rug
    The Drowned Man shoes Photo by Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
  • A man's head being pushed underwater.
    Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg (10) Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photograph by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg
  • Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg (9)
  • A woman stood infront of a wall made of blue umbrellas smoking.
    The Drowned Man Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg.
  • A woman stood with her back to the camera, with walls covered in mirrors.
    The Drowned Man Punchdrunk’s The Drowned Man. Photography by Brinkhoff_Mögenburg.

Reviews

Thrilling. The possibilities for discovery are endless

– The Financial Times

A gigantic, mind-altering labyrinth. Brilliant

– Metro

A huge cult hit that will be talked about for years to come

– The Daily Telegraph
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