WHO’S IN IT?
Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady), Hugh Grant (About A Boy), Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory), Nina Arianda (Tower Heist), Rebecca Ferguson (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation), John Kavanagh (Braveheart)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Stephen Frears (Philomena), director; Nicholas Martin (Big Bad World), writer; Michael Kuhn (The Duchess) and Tracey Seaward (The Queen), producers; Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel), composer; Danny Cohen (The King’s Speech), cinematographer; Valerio Bonelli (The Program), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Florence Foster Jenkins (Streep) is a New York heiress and socialite with a deep passion for opera, and with her lover and manager St. Clair Bayfield (Grant) she pursued a career as an opera singer – despite not having much singing talent to begin with…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Meryl Streep once again excels in this fancy and uplifting biopic of the world’s worst opera singer, one that inspires as much laughter as it does tears and warm-hearted euphoria.