Set in 1978 Liverpool, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool is based on the true story of eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame and Peter Turner’s unlikely Hollywood romance. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.
Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool received 3 BAFTA nominations – Best adapted screenplay, Best actor Jamie Bell and Best Actress Annette Bening and sees Jamie Bell & British screen icon Julie Walters back on screen together – 17 years after Billy Elliot was released.
“Beautifully made, witty and incredibly moving” – Radio Times
“Annette Bening lights up the screen.” – The Telegraph
NZ rating: M Offensive language & sexual references. Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool opens in NZ cinemas on 1 March.