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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool - Preview

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Preview by Jack Foley

THE critically-acclaimed Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool is available on digital platforms and Blu-ray/DVD now.

Featuring BAFTA nominated performances from Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, Jane Eyre, The Adventures of Tintin) and Annette Bening (American Beauty, 20th Century Women, The Kids Are All Right) the critically acclaimed drama will also be available on Blu-ray and DVD from March 19, 2018, courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment UK.

Based on Peter Turner’s memoir and set in the late 1970s, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening), who fall for each other after meeting in Liverpool where the legendary femme fatale is performing in a play.

What starts as a vibrant affair between the two quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the one person Gloria allows herself to turn to for comfort and strength. However their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

Directed by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock, Lucky Number Slevin) Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool also stars British treasures, Dame Julie Walters (Brooklyn, Paddington), and Vanessa Redgrave (Atonement, Foxcatcher), with Kenneth Cranham (Maleficent, Layer Cake), Stephen Graham (This is England, Taboo), Frances Barber (Medici, Mr. Holmes), and Leanne Best (Line of Duty, Undercover) rounding out a stellar home-grown cast.

Gliding seamlessly between sun soaked LA and gritty, working class 1970s Liverpool, this beautifully shot romantic drama will be sure to touch everyone’s hearts.

Read our Liverpool: City of Stars feature

Win Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool on Blu-ray

To celebrate the release of Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool on Blu-ray and DVD now, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 1 of 3 copies on Blu-ray. Simply answer the following question…

Q. Who directs Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool?

A) San Mendes
B) Mike Newell
C) Paul McGuigan

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