Orion. The Man Who Would Be King

Orion The Man Who Would Be King 
BBC Storyville. (Director, Jeanie Finlay)

(Researcher, including archive clearance) A film by Jeanie Finlay that tells the story of Jimmy Ellis, an unknown singer plucked from obscurity, thrust into the spotlight as part of a crazy scheme that had him masquerade as Elvis back from the grave.


015 BIFA discovery award winner

"The One film To Watch This Week"
**** The Guardian

The New York Times critics picks

"Unlikely You'll see a better music film this year"
The Quietus
"Wonderfully weird.. As moving as it is entertaining"
Mark Kermode, The Observer

**** Little White Lies
**** Sight and Sound