Featuring an all-star cast including Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Patrcia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cillian Murphy, Emily Mortimer and Cherry Jones, The Party is a witty, sharp and very funny new comedy that will be an unmissable date for everyone’s diary.
Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet – the crowning achievement of her political career. She and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) plan to celebrate this with a few close friends. As the guests arrive at their home in London the party takes an unexpected turn when Bill suddenly makes some explosive revelations that take everyone present by surprise. Love, friendships and political convictions are soon called into question in this hilarious comedy of tragic proportions.
The Party will be playing as a Special Presentation at the 2017 BFI London Film Festival on 10 October and will be in cinemas across the UK from 13 October.BFI London Film Festival