WHO’S IN IT?

Jack Lowden (Fighting With My Family), Peter Capaldi (In The Loop), Simon Russell Beale (The Death of Stalin), Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), Kate Phillips (The Aftermath), Gemma Jones (Bridget Jones’s Diary), Ben Daniels (Doom), Calam Lynch (Black Beauty), Anton Lesser (Miss Potter), Tom Blyth (Scott and Sid), Matthew Tennyson (Pride), Geraldine James (45 Years), Richard Goulding (Me Before You), Lia Williams (The King is Alive), Suzanne Bertish (The Wife), Julian Sands (The Medallion), Jude Akuwudike (Beasts of No Nation), Giovanna Ria (The Nile Hilton Incident)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea), director, writer; Michael Elliott (Jawbone), producer; Nicola Daley (Pin Cushion), cinematographer; Alex Mackie (Copying Beethoven), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After serving as a decorated soldier in the First World War, Siegfried Sassoon (Lowden) becomes renowned amongst the aristocratic higher-class and Britain’s theatre scene for his poetry inspired by his traumatic experiences on the Western Front. Throughout his life, he engages with members of high society, and becomes romantically involved with several high-profile men, but his trauma and struggles to accept his own sexuality soon become too much for him to bear…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Jack Lowden impresses as legendary poet Siegfried Sassoon in writer-director Terence Davies’ handsome and sensitive biopic.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 20TH MAY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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