5.5 out of 10


Release Date: 10th October 2014

Director: Richard Laxton (Fortitude (TV) / An Englishman In New York / Grow Your Own / Life and Lyrics / Outlaws (TV) / Band of Gold (TV))

Cast: Dakota Fanning, Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Julie Walters, David Suchet, James Fox, Russell Tovey, Linda Bassett, Claudia Cardinale, Riccardo Scamarcio, Polly Dartford, Pip Torrens with Derek Jacobi, Robbie Coltrane and Emma Thompson

Writer: Emma Thompson



  • Dakota Fanning: Night Moves, The Motel Life, Now Is Good, Breaking Dawn – part 2, Eclipse, The Runaways, Push, New Moon, Coraline (voice), Secret Life Of Bees, The War Of The Worlds (2005), Hide and Seek, Man On Fire
  • Greg Wise: Blackwood, Walking On Sunshine, The Disappeared, Morris – A Life With Bells On,  A Cock and Bull Story, Johnny English, Mad Cows, Feast Of July, Sense and Sensibility
  • Tom Sturridge: Far From the Madding Crowd (2015), Junkhearts, On The Road, The Boat That Rocked, Like Minds, Brothers Of The Head
  • Julie Walters: Indian Summers (TV), Brooklyn, Paddington, The Harry Hill Movie, One Chance, Brave (voice), Harry Potter- Part 1-8, Mamma Mia!, Becoming Jane, Driving Lessons, Wah Wah, Calendar Girls, Before You Go, Billy Elliott, Titanic Town, Girls’ Night, Intimate Relations, Sister My Sister, Just Like a Woman, Stepping Out, Killing Dad or How To Love Your Mother, Buster, Victoria Wood (TV), Prick Up Your Ears, Personal Services, She’ll Be Wearing Pink Pyjamas, Educating Rita
  • David Suchet: Poirot (TV), The Bank Job, Flushed Away (voice), Flood, The In-Laws, A Perfect Murder, Executive Decision, When The Whales Came, To Kill a Priest, Bigfoot and The Hendersons, Iron Eagle, The Falcon and The Snowman, Greystoke- The Legend Of Tarzan, The Missionary
  • James Fox: The Double (2014), Cleanskin, W/E, The Kid (2010), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (2005), The Prince and Me, Sexy Beast, The Golden Bowl, Mickey Blue Eyes, Anna Karenina (1997), The Remains Of The Day, As You Like It (1992), Patriot Games, Afraid Of The Dark, The Russia House, The Mighty Quinn, Farewell To The King, Passage To India, Greystoke- The Legend Of Tarzan, Performance, The Servant
  • Russell Tovey: Blackwood, Pride (2014), Muppets Most Wanted, Grabbers, Tower Block, The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists (voice), Huge, The History Boys, Being Human (TV)
  • Linda Bassett: West Is West, Cass, The Reader, Kinky Boots, Separate Lies, Calendar Girls, The Hours, The Martins, Beautiful People, East Is East, Oscar & Lucinda, Alive & Kicking (1995), Let Him Have It
  • Claudia Cardinale: Son of The Pink Panther, A Man In Love, Fitzcarraldo, The Red Tent, The Conspirators, Once Upon a Time In The West, The Pink Panther, The Leopard, 8 and a Half, Careless, Big Deal on Madonna Street
  • Riccardo Scamarcio: Pasolini, Third Person, My Brother Is An Only Child, Romanzo Criminale
  • Pip Torrens: My Week With Marilyn, Love’s Kitchen, St Trinians 2, Flood, Rogue Trader, The Remains Of The Day
  • Derek Jacobi: Cinderella (2015), Grace of Monaco, Vicious (TV), Last Tango In Halifax (TV), My Week With Marilyn, Anonymous, The King’s SpeechIronclad, Morris – A Life With Bells On, The Riddle, The Golden Compass, Underworld 3, Nanny McPhee, Gosford Park, Gladiator (2000),  Love Is The Devil, Hamlet (1996), Dead Again, Henry V (1989), Little Dorrit, The Odessa Files, The Day Of The Jackal
  • Robbie Coltrane: Great Expectations (2012), The Comic Strip (TV), Brave (voice), Harry Potter – Part 1 to 8, The Brothers Bloom, Alex Rider – Stormbreaker, Ocean’s Twelve, Van Helsing, From Hell, James Bond – Goldeneye, James Bond – The World Is Not Enough, Message In a Bottle, Buddy, Cracker (TV), The Adventures Of Huck Finn (1994), The Pope Must Die, Triple Bogey On a Par Five Hole, Nuns On The Run, Henry V, Lenny Henry – Live and Unleashed, Bert Rigby You’re a Fool, Slipstream, The Fruit Machine, Blackadder (TV), Tutti-Frutti (TV), Mona Lisa, Absolute Beginners, Caravaggio, The Supergrass, The Young Ones (TV), Krull
  • Emma Thompson: A Walk In The Woods, Beauty & The Beast (2016), The Legend of Barney Thomson, The Love Punch, Saving Mr Banks, Beautiful Creatures (2013), Brave (voice), Men In Black 3, Harry Potter – parts 3, 4 & 8, Nanny McPhee 2, The Boat That Rocked, An Education, Last Chance Harvey, Brideshead Revisted, I Am Legend, Stranger Than Fiction, Nanny McPhee, Love Actually, Maybe Baby, Primary Colours, The Winter Guest, Sense and Sensibility, Carrington, Junior, My Father The Hero (1994), In The Name of the Father, The Remains of the Day, Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Peter’s Friends, Howard’s End, Dead Again, Impromptu, Henry V, The Tall Guy, Thompson (TV), Fortunes of War (TV), Tutti Frutti (TV), The Young Ones (TV)

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