It is quite a feat for a film to conjure a whole kaleidoscope of emotions within 120 minutes. To manage it to the point where the audience emerge from the experience dazed, rattled, enthralled and confused is an achievement worthy of a good old reassuring back slap.
Manchester-by-the-Sea opens with a series of beautiful shots of a peaceful seaside town. We soon meet Lee (Casey Affleck), who works as a maintenance man in Boston, responsible for the upkeep of several buildings, and lives alone in a small apartment.
Picturehouse Entertainment have unveiled the new UK cinema poster for BAFTA- and César-nominated Anne Fontaine's (Coco Before Chanel) The Innocents just before its premiere at BFI London Film Festival.
The 60th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® is delighted to announce that this year’s Opening Night gala will be Amma Asante’s A UNITED KINGDOM, the true story of Seretse Khama, King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1947 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments.
Recently we had a chance to chat with the director of The New Girlfriend, François Ozon and lead actor, Romain Duris about what it was like to step into a pair of high heels.