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Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool follows the playful but passionate relationship between aspiring actor Turner (Jamie Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening), covering a colorful period spanning from 1978 to 1980 in both Liverpool and Los Angeles. What starts as a standard-issue affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper nuanced relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.

ADDITIONAL SCREENINGS:

SUN, NOV 12 | 5:15 PM | Cameo Cinema

RUN TIME: 106 Mins

FILM PROGRAM: Awards Season

DIRECTOR(s): Paul McGuigan

PRODUCER(s): Barbara Broccoli, Colin Vaines

SCREENWRITER(s): Matt Greenhalgh, Peter Turner

KEY CAST: Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave, Julie Walters

 

 

DIRECTOR BIO: Paul McGuigan’s extensive body of work includes The Acid House, Gangster No. 1, Lucky Number Slevin, The Reckoning, Wicker Park, and Victor Frankenstein. He has also had much success as the director of a number of television programs, including the critically acclaimed Sherlock series which earned him a BAFTA and Emmy® nomination.