Belfast

OSCAR WINNER: Best Original Screenplay!

It is 1969 and the imaginative young Buddy (Jude Hill) has a life filled with familial love, childhood hijinks and a blossoming romance. He pops into neighbouring houses as though they were his own and people look out for him while his charismatic working-class parents (Jamie Dornan) hustle to make ends meet. Yet as his beloved hometown is caught up in increasing turmoil, Buddy’s child’s-eye perspective on the increasing social unrest begins to give way to imaginings inspired by his love of movies.

Drawing on his own experiences and named after the city of his birth, BELFAST is Kenneth Branagh’s most personal — and most affecting film yet. With a world-class cast that also includes Judi Dench and Ciarán Hinds as Buddy’s beloved grandparents, shot in lustrous black and white and accompanied by a rousing Van Morrison soundtrack, Belfast is a big-hearted ode to a city, its community and to family.

Nominated for 7 Golden Globe Awards: Best Drama, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actor (2), Supporting Actress, Song.
Monday, 27th June

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed Captions or Audio Description available for individual/personal use in those shows indicating a 'CC & AD' notation on a film's session time booking button. Please note that only selected sessions are capable of offering the Closed Captions or Audio Description option, please contact the cinema in the event of confusion to avoid disappointment.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Rating M
Genre Drama
Running Time 98
Language
New & Noteworthy
Closed Caption eNews Privilege MDFF Monthly Matinee NT Live met First Nations Acknowledgement