Saturday, March 10 at 12Noon
Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
Directed by Paul McGuigan
Biography, Drama, Romance
Rated PG: coarse language; violence; nudity
Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.
"ANNETTE BENING IS INCREDIBLE. JAMIE BELL MIGHT BE THE FILM'S SECRET WEAPON."
– Gregory Ellwood, THE PLAYLIST
“ONE OF THE YEAR’S BEST FILMS.”
- Rex Reed, New York Observer
“A SURPRISINGLY TOUCHING STORY OF UNLIKELY LOVE. BENING IS SENSATIONAL. BELL DOES PERHAPS HIS FINEST WORK.”
- John Powers, Vogue
Nominated for Best Screenplay (Adapted), Best Leading Actor – Jamie Bell, and Best Leading Actress – Annette Bening at the BAFTA Awards 2018
Nominated for Best Actor – Jamie Bell, Best Supporting Actress – Julie Walters, Best Casting and Best Production Design at the British Independent Film Awards 2017