Acclaimed British documentary filmmaker Sean McAllister, whose credits include The Liberace in Baghdad and The Reluctant Revolutionary, is developing a feature documentary set in his home city of Hull.
The project, which will be called To Hull And Back, is being made on the back of the city being chosen as the UK’s Capital of Culture in 2017.
It is being developed with funding from the BFI, which also backed A Syrian Love Story.
MacAllister said the new project was loosely inspired by an episode of UK comedy series Only Fools And Horses in which Rodney and Delboy found themselves stuck in Hull when their boat to Amsterdam was cancelled.
“I’ve got this idea of making a love story with Hull, because