Beast

Duration: 107 min

A striking psychological thriller set on Jersey with compelling lead performances from Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn.

Written and directed by Michael Pearce, Beast sees damaged soul Moll (Jessie Buckley) irresistibly drawn to the equally tortured Pascal (Johnny Flynn) from the moment she first encounters him after wandering away from her own birthday celebrations. A local poacher, Pascal is also a suspect in a string of murders that have been carried out across Jersey.

On edge and desperate for someone to pay for the murderous crimes, the island’s inhabitants turn their attentions to the couple and their new-found love.
Garnering rave reviews after its recent premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Beast at times recalls the films of Lynne Ramsay, Jane Campion and Andrea Arnold. It is certainly a highly impressive debut that makes for intoxicating viewing and satisfyingly bends the conventions of the thriller.



8.3/10 20 ratings.


Club and Group screenings

Fri 25th May 16.30 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset The Box: This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.
Fri 25th May 21.10 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset The Box: This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.
Sat 26th May 12.15 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset The Box: This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.
Sun 27th May 13.40 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset The Box: This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.
Tue 29th May 21.10 Audio Described: Everyone welcome. Audio Description is available for this film, and is undetectable to anyone not wearing a headset The Box: This screening takes place in The Box - our boutique screen which comprises of 25 double seated sofas.



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