WHO’S IN IT?

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), Kirsten Dunst (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Jesse Plemons (Judas and the Black Messiah), Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Road), Thomasin McKenzie (Last Night in Soho), Genevieve Lemon (The Piano), Keith Carradine (Nashville), Frances Conroy (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Peter Carroll (The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith), Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jane Campion (The Piano), director, writer, producer; Iain Canning (The King’s Speech), Roger Frappier (The Grand Seduction), Tanya Seghatchian (Cold War) and Emile Sherman (Lion), producers; Jonny Greenwood (There Will Be Blood), composer; Ari Wegner (Lady Macbeth), cinematographer; Peter Sciberras (The Rover), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1925 Montana, wealthy rancher Phil Burbank (Cumberbatch) is dismayed when his brother George (Plemons) suddenly weds widowed proprietor Rose (Dunst), and responds cruelly to the sensitive nature that she and her impressionable son Peter (Smit-McPhee) carry with them. However, his fierce hostility soon has major consequences…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Benedict Cumberbatch excels as one mean ol’ bastard in Jane Campion’s atmospheric Western, which explores masculinity at its most toxic within the time period it’s set.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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