WHO’S IN IT?

Jude Hill (film debut), Caitríona Balfe (Le Mans ’66), Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Grey), Judi Dench (Skyfall), Ciarán Hinds (Road to Perdition), Colin Morgan (Benjamin), Lara McDonnell (Artemis Fowl), Gerard Horan (All Is True), Conor MacNeill (Love & Friendship), Turlough Convery (Ready Player One), Gerard McCarthy (The Merry Wives of Windsor), Lewis McAskie (film debut), Olive Tennant (film debut), Victor Alli (film debut), Josie Walker (film debut), Vanessa Ifediora (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Kenneth Branagh (Murder on the Orient Express), director, writer, producer; Laura Berwick (All Is True), Becca Kovacik (All Is True) and Tamar Thomas (All Is True), producers; Van Morrison (Beyond the Clouds), composer; Haris Zambarloukos (Cinderella), cinematographer; Úna Ní Dhonghaíle (Stan and Ollie), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1969, 10-year-old Buddy (Hill) lives with his mother (Balfe), father (Dornan) and grandparents (Dench and Hinds) within the Northern Ireland suburbs of Belfast, which soon become the battlegrounds for a devastating turf war between the Protestants and the Catholics. As his parents weigh the choice to depart Belfast for a new life elsewhere, Buddy attempts to navigate the pitfalls of childhood as normally as he can…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Kenneth Branagh’s black-and-white semi-autobiographical tale is a gorgeously sweet Oscar contender that pays loving tribute to the titular Northern Irish city he grew up in, with some top-tier performances and filmmaking techniques to aid him.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 21ST JANUARY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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