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 LiarClosing 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.