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THE MERCY (2018)
Starring Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, David Thewlis, Adrian Schiller, Sebastian Armesto, Genevieve Gaunt, Sam Hoare, Oliver Maltman, Kit Connor and Eleanor Stagg. Directed by James Marsh.

The incredible true story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst and his attempt to win the first single-handed round-the-world yacht race in 1968.
WONDER WOMAN (2017)
Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Elena Anaya, Lucy Davis, Ewen Bremner and Saïd Taghmaoui. Directed by Patty Jenkins.

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers... and her true destiny.

REVIEWS Wonder Woman - Superhero origin story without the wonder

ANOMALISA (2016)
Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan and David Thewlis. Directed by Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson.
LEGEND (2015)
Starring Tom Hardy, Emily Browning, David Thewlis, Christopher Eccleston, Chazz Palminteri, Tara Fitzgerald and Taron Egerton. Directed by Brian Helgeland.

The story of the rise and fall of the notorious Kray twins, Ron and Reggie, two gangsters that rule the London crime scene in the swinging sixties. Together, they take over the city. But as their reign expands, power-struggles, fierce madness, and a woman weakens their bond - the weak link that could cause their empire to collapse. This seductive and exhilarating story is all told through the eyes of Frances, the love of Reggie’s life, and it is not only a legend... It is based on a true story.

REVIEWS Legend - Twice the Hardy, double the misfire

MACBETH (2015)
Starring Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Elizabeth Debecki, David Thewlis, Sean Harris, Jack Reynor and Paddy Considine. Directed by Justin Kurzel.

Macbeth is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation of the dramatic realities of the times and a truthful reimagining of what wartime must have really been like for one of Shakespeare's most famous and compelling characters, a story of all-consuming passion and ambition set in war-torn 11th Century Scotland.

REVIEWS Macbeth - A bloody, bold and resolute adaptation
Macbeth - A harrowing and haunting adaptation of Shakespeare's masterpiece

THE ZERO THEOREM (2014)
Starring Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Mélanie Tierry, Matt Damon, Ben Whishaw, Tilda Swinton and Lucas Hedges. Directed by Terry Gilliam.

An eccentric and reclusive computer genius plagued with existential angst works on a mysterious project aimed at discovering the purpose of existence – or the lack thereof – once and for all. However it is only once he experiences the power of love and desire that he is able to understand his very reason for being.

REVIEWS The Zero Theorem - Gilliam's unusual sci-fi romp

THE FIFTH ESTATE (2013)
Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl, Laura Linney, Anthony Mackle and David Thewlis. Directed by Bill Condon.

'The Fifth Estate' traces the heady, early days of WikiLeaks, culminating in the release of a series of controversial and history changing information leaks. The website's overnight success brought instant fame to its principal architects and transformed the flow of information to news media and the world at large.

REVIEWS The Fifth Estate - The truth is never simple

THE LADY (2012)
Starring Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse, Benedict Wong, Susan Wooldridge, Flint Bangkok, Guy Barwell, Sahajak Boonthanakit and Antony Hickling. Directed by Luc Besson.

REVIEWS The Lady - Such a story deserves more

WAR HORSE (2011)
Starring Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Toby Kebbell, Emily Watson, Jeremy Irvine, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, David Kross, Nicolas Bro and Eddie Marsan. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

REVIEWS War Horse - A triumph of classic cinema

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