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BUY TICKETS 8pm Friday 29 June
DIRECTOR Michael Pearce
CAST Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James, Charley Palmer Rothwell
This bold debut set in Jersey brings a freshness to the romantic thriller genre, largely thanks to engrossing breakout performances from its two leads.
Moll (Jessie Buckley), a troubled young woman controlled by her oppressive family in small-town Jersey, meets the rugged, mysterious Pascal (Johnny Flynn) with whom she engages in a relationship. But the couple become embroiled in a police investigation into a string of murders on the island, and Moll must determine to what extent she cares that Pascal is a suspect. Boasting breakout performances from Buckley and Flynn, Michael Pearce’s hugely impressive debut is a controlled, smouldering thriller.
(2017 UK 102 mins)
Upgrading a sleeping-with-the-enemy premise familiar from countless B-thrillers with a faintly mythic aura and cool psychosexual shading, ‘Beast’ also sustains a fresh, frank feminine perspective through Jessie Buckley’s remarkable lead performance. Guy Lodge, Variety
BBFC advice: Contains strong injury detail, violence, language and sex
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