Friday 30 June to Thursday 6 July
(PG) 1hr 38mins
UK 2017 Dir. Jonathan Teplitzky
Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson, John Slattery, James Purefoy, Julian Wadham, Richard Durden, Ella Purnell As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Prime Minister Churchillís decision on whether to go ahead. Fearful of repeating his mistakes from World War I on the beaches of Gallipoli, exhausted by years of war, plagued by depression, and obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness, Churchill is also faced with constant criticism from President Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery. Tensions mount, with 48 hours to go...
Dominated by a widely acclaimed "master class" performance from Brian Cox as the beleaguered Prime Minister, the film also stars Miranda Richardson as Churchill s unflappable but headstrong wife, Clementine, with John Slattery as a spiky Eisenhower and James Purefoy as King George VI.