STUDIOCANAL THEATRICAL 2020 SLATE

Studiocanal 2014 Slate

SAINT MAUD

9th October

Director: Rose Glass
Produced by: Andrea Cornwell, Oliver Kassman
Written by: Rose Glass
Cast: Morfydd Clark (THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD) Jennifer Ehle (PRIDE AND PREJUDICE)
SAINT MAUD

A bold and strikingly original psychological chiller, SAINT MAUD follows a young live-in nurse whose lonely life and religious fervour lead her towards an increasingly dangerous quest that is anything but holy. Heralding the arrival of a bold new voice in British cinema, first time feature director Rose Glass, and a breakout lead performance from Morfydd Clark, SAINT MAUD is a deeply unnerving must-see for film-lovers and adventurous horror fans alike.

Debut director Rose Glass was awarded the IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award at the London Film Festival 2019 by celebrated British director Danny Boyle, who described her as "an extraordinary talent and powerful storyteller."

WORLD PREMIERE AT TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL IN 2019

UK PREMIERE AT LONDON FILM FESTIVAL IN 2019

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TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA

6th November

Director: Yeon Sang-ho
Written by: Yeon Sang-ho, Park Joo-suk
Cast: Gang Dong-won, Lee Jung-hyun
TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA

 

SUPERNOVA

20th November

Director: SUPERNOVA marks actor Harry Macqueen’s second feature as a director, following his highly regarded 2014 debut HINTERLAND
Written by: Harry Macqueen
Cast: Academy Award- Winner Colin Firth (THE KING'S SPEECH, A SINGLE MAN) and Oscar-nominated Stanley Tucci (THE LOVELY BONES, THE CHILDREN ACT)
SUPERNOVA

 It is deep Autumn and Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), partners of twenty years, are on holiday. They are travelling across England in their old campervan visiting friends, family and places from their past.  Since Tusker was diagnosed with young-onset dementia two years ago their lives have had to change. Jobs have been given up and plans put on hold. Their time together is now the most important thing they have. As the trip progresses however, their individual ideas for their future begin to collide. Secrets are uncovered, private plans unravel and their love for each other is tested like never before. Ultimately, they must confront the question of what it means to love one another in the face of Tusker’s irreparable illness.  

 

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ANOTHER ROUND

27th November

Director: Thomas Vinterberg (THE HUNT, THE COMMUNE)
Produced by: Kasper Dissing, Sisse Graum Jørgensen, Mark Denessen, Sidsel Hybschmann, Lizette Jonjic
Written by: Tobias Lindholm (BORGEN, A HIJACKING), Thomas Vinterberg
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe, Magnus Millang
ANOTHER ROUND

There is an obscure philosophical theory that humans should have been born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood; that modest inebriation opens our minds to the world around us, diminishing problems and increasing creativity.

Intrigued, Martin (Mads Mikkelsen) and three of his friends, all weary high school teachers, embark on a risky experiment to maintain a constant level of intoxication throughout the workday.

Initial results are positive, but as the units are knocked back and stakes are raised, it becomes increasingly clear that some bold acts carry severe consequences.

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BLITHE SPIRIT

26th December

Director: Edward Hall (DOWNTON ABBEY)
Produced by: James Spring (FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS, EASY VIRTUE), Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft (FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS, FINDING YOUR FEET), Hilary Bevan Jones (PIRATE RADIO), Peter Snell (THE WICKER MAN) and Tuni Pinno
Written by: Piers Ashworth, Meg Leonard and Nick Moorcroft
Cast: Dan Stevens (DOWNTON ABBEY, LEGION, APOSTLE), Isla Fisher (THE BEACH BUM, NOW YOU SEE ME), Leslie Mann (THIS IS 40, THE OTHER WOMAN), Dame Judi Dench (PHILOMENA, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS)
BLITHE SPIRIT

Best-selling crime novelist Charles (Dan Stevens) is struggling with catastrophic writer’s block and a stressful deadline for his first screenplay. His picture-perfect second wife Ruth (Isla Fisher) is doing her best to keep him focussed in the hope of fulfilling her dream of heading to Hollywood. Charles’ desperate search for inspiration leads him to invite Madame Arcati (Dame Judi Dench), a medium recently exposed as a fraud, to perform a séance in their home.

They all get more than they bargained for when Arcati accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife; the fiery and jealous Elvira (Leslie Mann), who embarks on a mission to kill Charles so she can spend eternity with him, leading to an increasingly comical and deadly love triangle.

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COMING UP...

LOUIS WAIN

Coming Soon

Director: BAFTA nominated Will Sharpe (Channel 4’s critically acclaimed FLOWERS)
Produced by: Guy Heeley (LOCKE, DENIAL) and Adam Ackland (PATRICK MELROSE) with Ed Clarke & Leah Clarke
Written by: Will Sharpe & Simon Stephenson
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch (THE IMITATION GAME, PATRICK MELROSE), Claire Foy (THE CROWN, FIRST MAN), Andrea Riseborough (BIRDMAN, MANDY), Toby Jones (TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY, THE HUNGER GAMES)
LOUIS WAIN

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as British artist Louis Wain, in the extraordinary true story of a brilliant man inspired by both his love of the world and the love of his life, Emily (Claire Foy). Famous for his distinctive paintings of cats that inspired hearts and minds around the world, LOUIS WAIN is a film about a loveable hero with a courageous and infectious spirit, who in seeing the world in a unique and delightful way throughout a life full of adventure, continually inspired others to do the same. 

For more information contact: Matthew.Dinsdale@studiocanal.com

GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE

Coming Soon

Director: Navot Papushado
Written by: Ehud Lavski, Navot Papushado
Cast: Lena Headey, Karen Gillan, Carla Gugino, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, Paul Giamatti, Chloe Coleman

Sam (Karen Gillan) was only 12 years old when her mother Scarlet (Lena Headey), an elite assassin, was forced to abandon her. Sam was raised by The Firm, the ruthless crime syndicate her mother worked for. Now, 15 years later, Sam has followed in her mother’s footsteps and grown into a fierce hit-woman. She uses her “talents” to clean up The Firm’s most dangerous messes. She’s as efficient as she is loyal.

But when a high-risk job goes wrong, Sam must choose between serving The Firm and protecting the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl – Emily (Chloe Coleman). With a target on her back, Sam has only one chance to survive: Reunite with her mother and her lethal associates: The Librarians (Angela Bassett, Michelle Yeoh and Carla Gugino).

These three generations of women must now learn to trust each other, stand up to The Firm and their army of henchmen, and raise hell against those who could take everything from them. 

THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER

Coming Soon

Director: Augustine Frizzell
Written by: Nick Payne, adapted from the novel by Jojo Moyes
Cast: Shailene Woodley, Felicity Jones, Callum Turner, Nabhaan Rizwan, Joe Alwyn

Adapted from Jojo Moyes’ best-selling novel, THE LAST LETTER FROM YOUR LOVER is a passionate, dual-narrative love story set in the French Riviera and London during the 1960s and present day. It tells the tale of elegant Jennifer Stirling (Shailene Woodley) and how her life becomes inextricably interwoven with that of Ellie Haworth (Felicity Jones) in life changing events which connect them across almost half a century.

Jennifer lives a luxurious life with her wealthy and powerful husband Laurence (Joe Alwyn).  When an unfortunate event wipes her memory, she struggles to find her identity until she stumbles upon wistful love letters hidden in her home. The passionate notes unravel a star-crossed love affair she had with foreign correspondent Anthony O’Hare (Callum Turner) and ultimately lead her to discover her true self. 

Jennifer’s story becomes intertwined with that of Ellie, a whip-smart journalist in contemporary London, who discovers and becomes enthralled by these love letters from a bygone era. As she begins to piece them together with the help of archivist Rory (Nabhaan Rizwan), she sets off on a journey that will entangle the two women’s lives forever. 

A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS

Coming Soon

Director: Gil Kenan
Written by: Matt Haig, Gil Kenan
Cast: Henry Lawfull, Michiel Huisman, Maggie Smith, Kristen Wiig, Sally Hawkins, Jim Broadbent

The extraordinary untold origin story of the legend, Father Christmas.

A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS will take audiences on an epic adventure through a magical world full of elves, trolls, talking mice, flying reindeer, truth telling pixies, evil aunts and a boy called Nikolas, who proves nothing is impossible if you just believe.

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