Empire of Light

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2022
  • Running time: 119 min
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,... read more
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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 Release

11/12/2022

US Release

12/09/2022

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Cast

Colin Firth Mr. Ellis / Donald Ellis
Olivia Colman Hilary
Toby Jones Norman
Sara Stewart Brenda / Brenda Ellis
Micheal Ward Stephen
Tanya Moodie Delia
Tom Brooke Neil
Crystal Clarke Ruby
Hannah Onslow Janine
Mark Field Constable Bramah
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Directors

Sam Mendes

Writers

Sam Mendes

Cast

Colin Firth Mr. Ellis / Donald Ellis
Olivia Colman Hilary
Toby Jones Norman
Sara Stewart Brenda / Brenda Ellis
Micheal Ward Stephen
Tanya Moodie Delia
Tom Brooke Neil
Crystal Clarke Ruby
Hannah Onslow Janine
Mark Field Constable Bramah
Spike Leighton Mikey
Adrian McLoughlin Bill
Ashleigh Reynolds Trevor
Mark Goldthorp Ballroom Instructor
Dylan Blore Pogo
Eliza Glock Brandy
Tim Samuels Receiving Doctor (Dr. John Ames) / Receiving Doctor
Dawn Murphy Nurse
George Greenland Ryan
Monica Dolan Rosemary Bates

Producers

Michael Lerman Executive Producer
Julie Pastor Executive Producer
Sam Mendes Producer
Celia Duval Producer
Pippa Harris Producer
Lola Oliyide Producer

Editors

Lee Smith

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