WHO’S IN IT?

Jim Broadbent (Iris), Helen Mirren (The Queen), Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk), Matthew Goode (The King’s Man), Anna Maxwell Martin (Philomena), Jack Bandeira (Gunpowder Milkshake), Aimée Kelly (The Personal History of David Copperfield), Joshua McGuire (Mr. Turner), Charlotte Spencer (Misbehaviour), John Heffernan (Official Secrets), Andrew Havill (The King’s Speech), James Wilby (Gosford Park), Sian Clifford (A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Roger Michell (Notting Hill), director; Richard Bean (film debut) and Clive Coleman (film debut), writers; Nicky Bentham (The Silent Storm), producer; George Fenton (Groundhog Day), composer; Mike Eley (My Cousin Rachel), cinematographer; Kristina Hetherington (Le Week-End), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1961, 60-year-old cab driver and long-time campaigner Kempton Bunton (Broadbent) steals Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery, sending ransom notes saying that he will return the painting on the condition that the government provide better funding for fellow pensioners, including free television licences…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The final scripted film from director Roger Michell, who sadly passed away last year, is a crowd-pleasing joy that examines one of the most unique crimes in British art theft history.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 25TH FEBRUARY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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