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WestEnd is happy to announce its latest acquisition: Isabel Coixet's Learning to Drive, starring Oscar winner Ben Kingsley and Oscar-nominated Patricia Clarkson, which premiered in Toronto and will be screening at the AFM – press reactions stated: ‘the writing was so truthful and the direction so painstakingly careful and supportive. A really marvelous film’. We are thrilled to be working with this high-calibre talent.
We will have promo reel screenings which include By Way of Helena by Kieran Darcy-Smith, starring Woody Harrelson and Liam Hemsworth and A Perfect Day by Fernando Leon de Aranoa, starring Benicio del Toro, Tim Robbins and Olga Kurylenko.
Stephen Herek's The Great Gilly Hopkins will be having its World Premiere at the AFM.
Please see our AFM page for more information about our screening dates and times.
Our line-up also includes:
Oscar-nominated Tomm Moore’s Song of the Sea - ‘one of the most blissfully beautiful animated films ever made’ that ‘will make waves in Oscar animation race’.
Michael Winterbottom’s The Face of an Angel, depicted as ‘a rich, poetic fim’, ‘with real lasting emotional impact’.
Manglehorn, by David Gordon Green, praised in Venice as ‘the director's most accomplished and life-affirming dramatic work to date’, coupled with ‘the finest performance Pacino has delivered in years’.
Corinna McFarlane’s The Silent Storm, which had its World Premiere at the London Film Festival, was said to be ‘a daring and exquisitely filmed debut’ with ‘full-blooded performances’.