FRED Film Radio is joining the 10th edition of the British Film Festival in Australia from the 19th of October to the 16th of November 2022.
Presented by Palace, the 2022 Cunard British Film Festival returns in October with a formidable line-up celebrating the talents of Britain’s finest filmmakers and actors including Stephen Frears, Sally Hawkins, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy and more.
Marking its tenth anniversary this year, the festival will deliver a number of exclusive premieres of highly anticipated films in addition to a fabulous selection of dramas, documentaries and comedies, the majority of which are screening for the first time in Australia.
Opening the festival s the premiere of MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS, a whimsical tale based on the popular novel. Starring the fabulous Lesley Melville as the titular Mrs. Harris, it follows her adventures as she embarks on a journey through Parisian high fashion. Two Centrepiece premieres exclusive to the festival are THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN, a twisted tale of friendship gone awry from the makers of In Bruges starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson and EMPIRE OF LIGHT, a love letter to cinema from director Sam Mendes showcasing a blossoming romance taking place in a beautiful old cinema on the south coast of England in the 1980s.
Closing the festival is the premiere of the new film from Shekhar Kapur WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT?, starring Lily James, Emma Thompson and Shazad Latif. A cross-cultural romantic comedy, it follows a filmmaker who decides to document her best friend’s journey toward arranged marriage.
To discover more about the 10th edition of the British Film Festival, click here.