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All My Friends Hate Me on DVD/Blu-ray and BFI Player Subscription in August

2 August 2021

Following its release in cinemas UK-wide in June 2022, the BFI now brings All My Friends Hate Me, the deliciously dark new comedy about social paranoia, to Dual Format Blu-ray/DVD on 29 August 2022 at the RRP of £19.99, with a simultaneous digital release exclusively on BFI Player Subscription. With a cast of rising British talent and directed by Andrew Gaynord (Stath Lets Flats), All My Friends Hate Me features a razor-sharp script by Tom Palmer and Tom Stourton. Special features include an audio commentary, a filmed interview with the writers, a short film made by the writers and director and deleted scenes.

Pete (Tom Stourton) is ready to leave behind his youthful indulgences and settle down with his girlfriend, Sonia (Charly Clive). When his old university friends invite him to celebrate his birthday at a country-house weekend, he finds their immature ways haven’t changed but is baffled by their spontaneous invitation to a feral stranger from the local pub to join them. With the atmosphere turning from tense to terrifying to surreal, Pete reaches breaking point. Is he being punished? Or is he just part of a sick joke?

Other cast members are Georgina Campbell, Antonia Clarke, Joshua McGuire, Dustin Demri-Burns, Graham Dickinson, Kieran Hodgson and Christopher Fairbank. The film had its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival 2021 and had a US release earlier this year.

All My Friends Hate Me Blu-ray cover

Dual Format DVD/Blu-ray features:

  • Audio commentary by writers Tom Palmer and Tom Stourton and director Andrew Gaynord
  • All My Friends Hate Me Q&A (2022, 26 mins): writers Tom Palmer and Tom Stourton talk to film journalist Leigh Singer
  • Deleted scenes (2018, 7 mins): two scenes that were removed or significantly altered in the final cut
  • The Soho Diaries (2013, 4 mins): a short film by Tom Palmer, Tom Stourton and Andrew Gaynord
  • All My Friends Hate Me Press Junket Goes Wrong (2022, 3 mins): comedian Chris Bliss interviews Tom Stourton and Antonia Clarke
  • Gallery including an early script, storyboard and production notes
  • Trailer
  • First pressing only: Illustrated booklet featuring a Writers’ Statement and Director’s Statement, essays by Johnny Mains and Paul Ridd, credits and notes on the special features