WHO’S IN IT?
Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart), Alfie Allen (Jojo Rabbit), Paddy Considine (Now Is Good), Sarah Solemani (Bridget Jones’s Baby), Laurie Kynaston (Undercliffe), Joanna Scanlan (The Invisible Woman), Arinzé Kene (The Pass), Frank Dillane (In the Heart of the Sea), Jameela Jamil (film debut), Tadhg Murphy (Boy Eats Girl), Ziggy Heath (Denial), Emma Thompson (Howards End), Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), Dónal Finn (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Coky Giedroyc (Women Talking Dirty), director; Caitlin Moran (film debut), writer; Debra Hayward (Mary Queen of Scots) and Alison Owen (Saving Mr. Banks), producers; Oli Julian (film debut), composer; Hubert Taczanowski (The Face of an Angel), cinematographer; Gary Dollner (You, Me and Him) and Gareth C. Scales (Cooking with Stella), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Teenager Johanna Morrigan (Feldstein) lives with her working-class family on a Wolverhampton council estate, with dreams of making it big as a writer. When she is given an opportunity to writer for a music publication, she moves to London where adopts a new personal style as well as the name “Dolly Wilde”, and experiences success but also important realisations about who she really is…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Caitlin Moran adapts her own semi-autobiographical novel of the same name that sees Booksmart star Beanie Feldstein come into her own in a lively and charming lead performance.