PREVIEW: After Love (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Joanna Scanlan (The Invisible Woman), Nathalie Richard (Never Let Me Go), Talid Ariss (Gangsterdam), Nasser Memarzia (The Rhythm Section), Sudha Bhuchar (Mary Poppins Returns), Nisha Chadha (film debut), Jabeen Butt (film debut), Subika Anwar-Khan (film debut), Elijah Braik (The Royal Hibiscus Hotel), Adam Karim (film debut), David Hecter (film debut), Jeff Mirza (Blinded by the Light), Aaron Chawla (Everywhere and Nowhere)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Aleem Khan (film debut), director, writer; Matthieu de Braconier (Only You), producer; Chris Roe (Children of the Snow Land), composer; Alexander Dynan (First Reformed), cinematographer; Gareth C. Scales (How to Build a Girl), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Mary (Scanlan), a British woman who has converted to Islam, is left devastated when her husband Ahmed (Memarzia) suddenly dies. Shortly after the funeral, Mary discovers that Ahmed led a secret life in a small Calais town, only 21 miles away from their Dover home, and decides to confront the people he shared his double existence with, only to uncover some heart-breaking reveals that compel her to re-examine her entire identity…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Joanna Scanlan delivers a powerful performance in this quiet, heart-breaking British drama that has all the makings of a potential audience and maybe even awards smash hit.

WHEN’ S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 4TH JUNE 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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