Dance First

Director: James Marsh

Cast: Aidan Gillen, Gabriel Byrne, Robert Aramayo

An acclaimed Irish playwright reflects on various stages of his life, including his involvement in the French Resistance during WWII and his romantic relationships in this sombre biographical drama about Samuel Beckett.

Samuel Beckett lived a life of many parts: Parisian bon vivant, World War II Resistance fighter, Nobel Prize-winning playwright, philandering husband and recluse. But despite all the adulation that came his way he was a man acutely aware of his own failings.

In this playful film we see his life through his mistakes and fraught relationships

2023 / 100mins

BBFC Advice: Contains moderate violence, threat, infrequent strong language

All screenings for Dance First at Saffron Screen