Next month we will step into a real ‘movie romance’ when Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool starring Annette Benning and Jamie Bell, arrives in UK cinemas. Next week, the movie will make its European Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival at the May Fair Hotel. Today Lionsgate Films has released the main official UK poster for the movie.
The design is simple but so is the story which is Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening).The poster has our two lovers to one side and number of fantastic quotes backing up the idea this movie might be a potential Oscar contender. Check Out the poster below…
Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Gloria Grahame was a Hollywood leading lady at the heart of several hit films from the Golden Age of Hollywood, including The Big Heat, It’s a Wonderful Life, In a Lonely Place, and Oklahoma! She won the Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Bad and the Beautiful.
Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool is released in the UK and Irish cinemas 17 November 2017. That European Premiere will take place on Saturday 11th October (more info here).The movie also stars Julie Walters, Vanessa Redgrave, Kenneth Cranham, Stephen Graham, Frances Barber, Leanne Best with Paul McGuigan directing.