- 1h 46min
- Directed by: Philippa Lowthorpe
- Cast: John Heffernan, Jessie Buckley, Keira Knightley
Sally (Knightley) is a prim but committed activist who, with artist Jo (Buckley), aims to infiltrate the 1970 Miss World pageant, although Grenadian contestant Jennifer (Mbatha-Raw) has a different take on the contest. A spirited and sincere look at the contradictions involved; despite the slightly fantastic degree of female solidarity, it’s got an impressive sense of balance.
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Misbehaviour10 Mar 2020
An all-star cast assembles for this righteous and well-judged take on the 1970 Miss World pageant protest
A plethora of female talent, and a few choice blokes, assemble for a spirited and sincere look at the circumstances surrounding the 1970 Miss World pageant. With feminist fury coming to a head, race relations making strides and dusty old stereotypes…
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