PREVIEW: Catherine, Called Birdy (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Bella Ramsey (Two for Joy), Andrew Scott (Spectre), Billie Piper (Rare Beasts), Joe Alwyn (The Favourite), Dean-Charles Chapman (1917), Ralph Ineson (The Green Knight), Isis Hainsworth (Metal Lords), Lena Dunham (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Archie Renaux (Morbius), Russell Brand (Get Him to the Greek)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Lena Dunham (Tiny Furniture), director, writer; Tim Bevan (The Theory of Everything), Eric Fellner (Atonement) and Jo Wallett (Emma), producers; Carter Burwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), composer; Laurie Rose (Kill List), cinematographer; Joe Klotz (The Butler), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the medieval village of Stonebridge, fourteen-year-old Lady Catherine, known as Birdy (Ramsey), the youngest child of Lord Rollo (Scott) and Lady Aislinn (Piper), is faced with a number of wealthy suitors offered up by her father in order to pay off his outstanding debts. However, the spirited Birdy frequently finds ways to scare off her would-be partners, and lead her own life…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Lena Dunham adapts the popular 1994 children’s book with a bright sense of playful optimism, led by sparky young actress (and Game of Thrones alumni) Bella Ramsey.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO

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