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Rare Beasts (15)

Rare Beasts

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Wednesday 30 Jun 202119:30 Book Now
Friday 2 Jul 202112:30 Book Now

Approx advert and trailer run time: 25 mins

Film runtime: 1h 31m

Former popstar and Doctor Who actress Billie Piper stars in her own directorial debut, a no-holds-barred anti-romcom about a modern woman in a crisis.

Mandy (Piper), is a career-driven single mother, estranged from her parents (Kerry Fox and David Thewlis), she mines the pain of their separation and pours herself into her writing - about a love that no longer exists.

Raising her son, Larch (Toby Woolf) in the midst of a female revolution, she falls upon a troubled man, Pete (Leo Bill), who is searching for a sense of worth and belonging.

Don’t miss Lily James’ cameo as a rather insufferable bride at a wedding which the fledging couple Mandy and Pete attend, with a laughable first dance between the "post-post-post feminist" and her equally awful groom.

Vivid, smart and refusing to compromise, Billie Piper is a vital voice in British filmmaking and her future in cinema looks incredibly bright.