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Presented by Palace, the 2022 Cunard British Film Festival full program has been unveiled with a formidable lineup 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 nationally on 19 October is 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.

The Centrepiece Premiere exclusive to the festival is The Banshees of Inisherin, a twisted tale of friendship gone awry from the makers of In Bruges starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. A special one-night-only event will take place on Saturday 29 October. 

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.

Other great titles include The Lost King, based on the true story of the discovery of King Richard III’s remains beneath a Leicester carpark, Rogue Agent, also based on the real story of Robert Freegard (played by James Norton), a conman posing as an undercover MI5 agent.

The British Film Festival Palace is on in Byron from October 19 till November 16. The full program and tickets for the Cunard British Film Festival are now on sale, including the specially priced eTicket Bundle, exclusively at Palace Cinemas.

For more information and tickets, visit www.britishfilmfestival.com.au.


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