PRIDE (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Bill Nighy (Love Actually), Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake), Dominic West (The Wire), Andrew Scott (Sherlock), George MacKay (Sunshine on Leith), Ben Schnetzer (The Book Thief), Joe Gilgun (This Is England), Freddie Fox (The Three Musketeers), Paddy Considine (In America), Faye Marsay (The White Queen), Jessie Cave (Harry Potter), Julie Barclay (Good Arrows)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Matthew Warchus (Simpatico), director; Stephen Beresford (film debut), writer; David Livingstone (film debut), producer; Christopher Nightingale (film debut), composer; Tat Radcliffe (Love Bite), cinematographer; Melanie Oliver (Les Miserables), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

A group of LGBT activists attempt to raise money for the families affected by the miner’s strike of 1984, which would eventually form the Lesbians and Gays Support The Miners campaign. But when The National Union of Mineworkers shows reluctance to be associated with an openly-gay organisation, the group decides to take their donations directly to a small mining village in Wales, where an unlikely alliance forms that proves successful for both communities…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Pride tells the tale of two opposing ideologies working together for a bright and prosperous future, and thanks to the winning all-star cast and high levels of fun and charm it can do serious wonders with the general movie-going public.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER 2014

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