WHO’S IN IT?
Felicity Jones (Like Crazy), Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient), Kristin Scott Thomas (Only God Forgives), Tom Hollander (In The Loop), Joanna Scanlan (Notes on a Scandal), Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones), Jonathan Harden (Small Island), Tom Burke (The Kid)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ralph Fiennes (Coriolanus), director; Abi Morgan (Shame), writer; Christian Baute (Funny Games), Carolyn Marks Blackwood (Philomena), Stewart Mackinnon (Quartet) and Gabrielle Tana (The Duchess), producers; Ilan Eshkeri (Kick-Ass), composer; Rob Hardy (Shadow Dancer), cinematographer; Nicolas Gaster (Moon), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
At the height of his career, Charles Dickens (Fiennes) meets and falls in love with a much younger woman, Ellen “Nelly” Turnan (Jones), with whom he starts an affair with until he eventually passes…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The secret life of one of the most famous writers of all time is finally revealed to audiences everywhere, and thanks to Fiennes’ directing it is a gorgeous tale of tragic romance that deserves to be seen by all.