• 2019
  • US
  • 1h 49min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Julius Onah
  • Cast: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, Tim Roth

Peter (Roth) and Amy (Watts) are middle-class parents who adopted a seven-year-old boy from Eritrea. Now a model pupil at a Virginia school, Luce (Harrison Jr) is beginning to behave in disturbing ways. Onah’s film delivers more questions than answers but it’s satisfyingly intelligent and lingers in the mind.

Read review

Performance times

Helmsley Arts Centre, York (0.0 miles)

Meeting House Court, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DW
Add to favourites

Wed 5 Feb

  • 19:30

Reviews & features


4 Nov 20194 stars

Naomi Watts and Tim Roth reunite for a cerebral high school drama featuring sterling work from Kelvin Harrison Jr

The last time Tim Roth and Naomi Watts teamed-up, it was for Michael Haneke's 2007 English-language remake of his traumatising home-invasion tale Funny Games. Julius Onah's cerebral high school-set drama Luce lacks the same savagery but, like Haneke's…

Tell us more about this listing.