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Release date: 3 January 2023
Running time: 115 minutes
From Academy Award®-winning director and writer Sam Mendes, EMPIRE OF LIGHT is an intimate and moving story about love, friendship, and connection, set in a coastal town in Southern England against the social turmoil of the early 1980s. Hilary (Olivia Colman), a woman with a difficult past and an uneasy present, is part of a makeshift family at the old Empire Cinema on the seafront. When Stephen (Micheal Ward) is hired to work in the cinema, the two find an unlikely attraction and discover the healing power of movies, music and community.
Original title: Empire Of Light Unlimited Screening
Cast: Tom Brooke, Olivia Colman, Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Crystal Clarke, Tanya Moodie, Hannah Onslow
Director: Sam Mendes
Age restrictions: TBC