Timothy Spall speaks at the Picture House Central about his movie Stanley A Man of Variety, which has 10 awards world wide. Stanley is homage to a gallery of British comedy greats. A subversion of that homage, in tandem with an exploration of how fantastically bizarre and colourful the interior life of an overlooked non entity can be.
That Good Night is notable for featuring the last major screen role of the late Sir John Hurt. He is on typically commanding form as an elderly writer coming to terms with his impending death and seeking to make amends for past sins. Directed by Eric Styles, it is a modest affair, elevated by Hurt’s commitment to the role
In his final leading role, the late John Hurt is in fine, grouchy form as Ralph Maitland, He has two things he wants to do before he dies: to be reconciled with his estranged son, Michael (Max Brown) and secretly to ensure he is not a burden to his devoted young wife, Anna (Sofia Helin), as he goes “into that good night”.
Regarded as one of Britain’s finest ever actors, the festival features the late Sir John Hurt in his last leading movie role That Good Night. Sir John, who died in January 2017, was the festival patron. Shown as a tribute to the much-loved actor, That Good Night tells the story of a writer with a terminal illness who hopes to put his affairs and family in order before he passes.
That Good Night at the Keswick Film Festival (22nd – 25th February).
Sir John Hurt will preview in his last leading role in That Good Night which tells the story of a writer with a terminal illness who hopes to put his affairs and family in order before he passes. Playing opposite him is Charles Dance and the interaction between these two giants of the stage and screen is magnificent.
Norfolk Icon Award, sponsored by Lovewell Blake: Sir John Hurt, who passed away in January, was a legend on stage and screen, but also a huge champion of the arts in Norfolk, including Cinema City, Norwich University of the Arts and Sheringham Little Theatre…
Trafalgar Releasing has acquired the UK rights to drama That Good Night, the last film to feature the late John Hurt in a lead role. The Portugal set drama will have its European premiere at the 27th Dinard British Film Festival (Sept 27 – Oct 1), it will also screen at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and Shanghai International Film Festival in June.
The first official trailer of That Good Night, the upcoming drama movie directed by Eric Styles and starring the late great Sir John Hurt, Charles Dance, Sofia Helin, Erin Richards, and Max Brown executive producers Red Rock Entertainment.