Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 45min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Paul McGuigan
  • Cast: Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Kenneth Cranham, Vanessa Redgrave, Frances Barber, Julie Walters
  • UK release: 17 November 2017

London, 1978: young actor Peter Turner (Bell) meets and falls in love with 50s film star Gloria Grahame (Bening). Sensitively adapted from Turner’s own memoir, it features a luminous performance from Bening as the faded star and moves with wonderful fluidity from the present to flashbacks. A lovely celebration of a unique woman.

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Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

11 Oct 20174 stars

LFF 2017: Annette Bening and Jamie Bell are outstanding in this captivating celebration of Gloria Grahame

Although she was an Oscar-winner (for Vincente Minnelli's 1952 scorcher The Bad and the Beautiful) and had made her mark from It's a Wonderful Life to Oklahoma! Gloria Grahame's star had well and truly waned by the early 1980s, with her final years…

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