The Party

The Party
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 11min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Sally Potter
  • Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones
  • UK release: 13 October 2017

Janet (Scott Thomas) is throwing a party to celebrate her promotion to Shadow Health Minister, but as friends arrive, secrets emerge and it all starts to unravel. Potter’s most accessible and uproarious film yet runs to a succinct 71 minutes but expertly takes the pulse of the nation.

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Performance times

Lost in Film, Lostwithiel (0.0 miles)

Church Rooms, Church Lane, Lostwithiel, England, PL22 0BZ
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Sun 30 Sep

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St Ives Corn Exchange (0.0 miles)

The Pavement, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 5AG
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Thu 7 Mar


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The Party

9 Oct 20174 stars

A celebration turns enjoyably sour in Sally Potter's uproarious comedy of manners

British writer-director Sally Potter returns with her most accessible and uproarious film yet. Shot in black-and-white, and running to a succinct 71-minutes, The Party is a nimble ensemble comedy that gathers together a fine cast for a cutting swipe at…

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