Based on peter turner’s memoir, the movie follows the playful however passionate dating between turner (bell) and the eccentric academy award® triumphing actress gloria grahame (bening) in 1978 liverpool. What begins as a vibrant affair among a mythical femme fatale and her younger lover quick grows into a deeper relationship, with turner being the character gloria turns to for consolation. Their passion and lust for life is examined to the boundaries by using occasions beyond their control.
Director: Paul McGuigan
Writers: Matt Greenhalgh
Actors: Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Vanessa Redgrave, Kenneth Cranham, Stephen Graham
Genre: Drama, Romance
Time: 1 hour 46 minutes