WHO’S IN IT?
Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener), Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), Alessandro Nivola (American Hustle), Bernardo Santos (Hunter Killer), Jonathan Schey (Narcopolis), Anton Lesser (A United Kingdom), Bernice Stegers (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Allan Corduner (Florence Foster Jenkins), Nicholas Woodeson (Heaven’s Gate), Liza Sadovy (The Knot), Clara Francis (Under The Skin), Mark Stobbart (The Tournament), Caroline Gruber (film debut), Alexis Zegerman (Happy-Go-Lucky)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sebastián Lelio (A Fantastic Woman), director, writer; Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Ida), writer; Ed Guiney (Room), Geneviève Lemal (Diana), Frida Torresblanco (Pan’s Labyrinth) and Rachel Weisz (The Shape of Things), producers; Matthew Herbert (The Intended), composer; Danny Cohen (The King’s Speech), Nathan Nugent (Frank), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Ronit Krushka (Weisz), a woman living in New York, returns to her Orthodox Jewish community in London for her father’s funeral. She had previously been shunned for her attraction to her female childhood friend Esti (McAdams), a passion that reignites when both women reunite, but also threatens a further divide between them and the community…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A tale of forbidden but no less passionate love, Disobedience sees director Sebastián Lelio – on a high after winning the Foreign Language Film Oscar for A Fantastic Woman – make his fiery English-language debut.