PREVIEW: Three Thousand Years of Longing (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Idris Elba (Beast), Tilda Swinton (Michael Clayton), Aamito Lagum (film debut), Burcu Gölgedar (Between Two Dawns), Matteo Bocelli (film debut), Kaan Guldur (Aquaman), Jack Braddy (film debut), Hugo Vella (film debut), Pia Thunderbolt (film debut), Anna Betty Adams (film debut), Alyla Browne (Children of the Corn)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road), director, writer, producer; Augusta Gore (film debut), writer; Doug Mitchell (Happy Feet), producer; Tom Holkenborg (Alita: Battle Angel), composer; John Seale (Cold Mountain), cinematographer; Margaret Sixel (Babe: Pig in the City), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Alithea Binnie (Swinton) is a lonely British scholar who has gone on a trip to Istanbul. There, she finds a relic and, upon opening it in her hotel room, unleashes a magical Djinn (Elba) who offers to grant her three wishes in exchange for his freedom. As Alithea struggles to decide what she desires most, the Djinn tells her the story of his millennia-spanning journey…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

George Miller, the visionary filmmaker behind the multi-Oscar winning action epic Mad Max: Fury Road, returns with an extremely ambitious fantasy epic that could not be any more George Miller if it tried.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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