WHO’S IN IT?
Keira Knightley (Official Secrets), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose), Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread), Greg Kinnear (As Good As It Gets), Keeley Hawes (High-Rise), Rhys Ifans (Notting Hill), Phyllis Logan (Secrets & Lies), John Sackville (The Lost City of Z), Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation), Clara Rosager (Journal 64), Loreece Harrison (film debut), Emma Corrin (Cesare), Collet Collins (Hereafter), Emily Tebbutt (Rocketman), Monica Sarup (film debut), Delly Allen (Levski), Taina Haines (film debut), Lily Newmark (Pin Cushion), Emma D’Arcy (film debut), Ruby Bentall (The Personal History of David Copperfield), Alexa Davies (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again), John Heffernan (Eye in the Sky), Maya Kelly (All the Money in the World)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Philippa Lowthorpe (Swallows and Amazons), director; Gaby Chiappe (Their Finest) and Rebecca Frayn (The Lady), writers; Suzanne Mackie (Kinky Boots) and Sarah Wheale (Mindhorn), producers; Dickon Hinchliffe (Winter’s Bone), composer; Zac Nicholson (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), cinematographer; Úna Ní Dhonghaíle (Stan & Ollie), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1970, preparations are underway for the Miss World beauty pageant at the Royal Albert Hall, with legendary comedian Bob Hope (Kinnear) hosting the event. Members of the newly-formed Women’s Liberation Movement, including activist Sally Alexander (Knightley), plan to disrupt the event to highlight its demeaning of women, while contestants such as Jennifer Hosten (Mbatha-Raw) try to use the platform as a means to show the world that anyone can be considered beautiful…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
An entertaining look at the lead-up to the now legendary 1970 Miss World pageant, Misbehaviour tackles feminism from very different angles, each one being more insightful and fascinating than the last.