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Skeletons is a 2010 British film directed by Nick Whitfield, starring Ed Gaughan, Andrew Buckley, and Jason Isaacs.[1] It was nominated for 'Outstanding Debut by a British Director' at the 64th British Academy Film Awards.[2] Skeletons was the winner of the "Best new British feature film" award at the 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival.[3] The plot surrounds two psychic exorcists who travel Britain providing a service to their customers of revealing buried secrets.


Filming locationsEdit

Much of the film was shot around Matlock Bath.[4] Ed Gaughan's character lives in a boat in a field beside a power station. The power station is Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station and boats from the River Soar had become stranded in a flood.


  1. ^ Gitten, David (2 July 2010). "Skeletons, review". The Telegraph. London. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  2. ^ "2011 Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. 18 January 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  3. ^ Mackenzie, Ian (21 June 2010). ""Skeletons" wins Edinburgh fest best new Brit film". Reuters India. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  4. ^ Director Nick Whitfield's film, Skeletons, is a winner, BBC News, 3 August 2010, retrieved 22 December 2018

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