Military Wives

Opening night | Wednesday 30 October | 7pm | Cinema Paradiso

Includes after party in cinema following the film 

The Festival will open nationally with Military Wives from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. 

The Good Liar

Closing night | Sunday 24 November | 7pm | Cinema Paradiso 

Closing the Festival will be the highly anticipated film The Good Liar. Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead performances by Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen.