Watch the trailer for the upcoming brilliant new film ‘Northern Soul’Elaine Constantine’s ‘Northern Soul’ film looks like it’s going to be one of the youth culture films of the year. Brilliantly observed and full of gritty reality it’s a fantastic document of time that could only be made by someone who was deeply into the scene.

Elaine is a top Manchester photographer whose eye for a great shot combined with her determination to make an accurate depiction of a real northern culture was bound to make this film a classic.

Watch the trailer below and check the Northern Soul film website for release details.

This is a story of a youth culture that changed a generation and influenced songwriters, producers, DJs and designers for decades to come.

This is the story of Northern Soul.


Award-winning director Elaine Constantine has recently completed filming her first feature-length film ‘Northern Soul’, with an intended cinematic release in Spring / Summer 2013.

The film tells the tale of two Northern boys whose worlds are changed forever when they discover black American soul music.

Northern Soul was phenomenally popular with British youths in the 1970s, taking the North of the country by storm. Northern Soul the film intends to appeal to those generations of fans while attracting a modern audience who can relate to youth culture from another era. If you were there, you’ll know. If you weren’t there, you’ll wish you had been.

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  1. I’m so looking forward to seeing this film . I was a soul fanatic in the 70s I went to Wigan casino and cleethorpes every weekend . It will bring back my youth .

  2. when’s the release date and will it be on national release ? the sooner the better then the young bloods can find out what the scene was like in those days and see if its for them ! the passion for northern soul is something every person should experience ! best wishes micky p in the toon

  3. Went to wigan when I was 15,what a crap hole,but when the lights went down and the sounds came on there was no better place to be,hope this is better than soulboy

  4. Seen the film,did like it but to much on about the drugs,yes I know it went on ,I was there saw it happen,but think it made us look like we were all smakheads,would like to have seen more of the kids dancing and them smakheads getting out of the car looked like bloody tramps,apart from that brought back some great memories,would give it 8 out of 10


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