3. Wild Bill
The Genre is Drama and was directed by Dexter Fletcher.
It stars Charlie Creed-Miles and Will Poulter Dean who are unknown
The main focus of the film is two boys living parentless after their
mother abandons them, find their independence threatened when
their father is released from prison drawing the attention of social
services to the family.
4. Production Companies
• 20ten Media
They produce both films and TV shows, most notable for producing
popular morning football show ‘Soccer AM’.
• STS Media
Famous for producing other films such as ‘Dead Man Running’ and
The film had a budget of around £700,000 and so it was a low budget
film. All of the money was provided by the two production companies.
7. Production Influences
The director stated that the film had many outside influences directors
such as Emir Kusturica, Franklin Schaffner, Gerard Johnson and films
like Black Cat, White Cat, Tony and Underground as influences.
The trailer was released on February 20th 2012.
However there was only 1 movie poster advertising the film.
9. Behind the scenes and reviews
Behind the scenes:
It received a staggering 100% satisfaction rating on Rotten Tomatoes
from top movie critics and a general audience satisfaction rate of 82%.
• Wild Bill was released on March 23rd, 2012, but was premiered much
earlier on 21st October 2011, at the London Film Festival in the UK.
However it wasn’t released until the 9th August 2013 in the
• The DVD premiered in the Netherlands on the 5th November 2013.
12. How well did it do at the Box Office?
The movie did terrible at the Box Office, with a Budget of £700,000 it
only made £60,430, not even 10% of the budget was earned during the
However the film become much more popular later on after the release
of the DVD and is said to have surpassed the cost of production.