Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool (2017)
Monday 15th January 2018
Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, directed by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock, Lucky Number Slevin) and starring Annette Bening (American Beauty, 20th Century Women, The Kids Are All Right) and Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot, Jane Eyre, The Adventures of Tintin), is released on DVD and Blu-Ray 19th March 2018 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award®-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening).
Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Gloria Grahame was a Hollywood leading lady at the heart of several hit films from the Golden Age of Hollywood, including The Big Heat, It's a Wonderful Life, In a Lonely Place, and Oklahoma! She won the Academy Award® for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Bad and the Beautiful.
Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool also stars Julie Walters (Brooklyn, Paddington), and Vanessa Redgrave (Atonement, Foxcatcher), with Kenneth Cranham (Maleficent, Layer Cake), Stephen Graham (This is England, Taboo), Frances Barber (Medici, Mr. Holmes), and Leanne Best (Line of Duty, Undercover) rounding out a stellar British cast.
The film was produced by Barbara Broccoli (Spectre, Skyfall) and Colin Vaines (Gangs of New York, Coriolanus) with a screenplay written by BAFTA winner Matt Greenhalgh (Control, Nowhere Boy), and was shot on location in Liverpool and London, and at Pinewood Studios.
- Audio Commentary with Producer Barbara Broccoli, Director Paul McGuigan and Actor/Writer Peter Turner
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.