Sometimes Always Never (12A)

New films at Storyhouse Running from
Last event: Thursday 4 July at 8.30pm
  • £9.50 / £8.50 for screenings before 5pm
    Aged Under 26: £7 / £6
  • Cinema

Part of: Parent & Baby Screenings

Details

Tue 2 Jul, 6pm: Post-screening Q&A with director Carl Hunter

Director: Carl Hunter
Stars: Bill Nighy, Sam Riley, Alice Lowe, Jenny Agutter, Tim McInnerny, John Westley 

Able to blend charming gruffness and winning affability with just the raise of an eyebrow, Bill Nighy has long proven himself one of Britain’s best character actors, and now he stars alongside Sam Riley and Alice Lowe in this stylish and heartfelt comedy-drama about a tailor searching for a lost son. 

Sharp of both suit and vocabulary, Nighy (The Bookshop), is winningly deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a particularly heated round of the popular board game, never to return. Years later, Alan and his other son Peter (Sam Riley) continue the search while trying to repair their own strained relationship.

Working from a witty and astute script by veteran screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce (The Railway Man, Goodbye Christopher Robin), Liverpudlian director Carl Hunter deploys a vivid visual style and striking production design to capture the shifting moods of a family who know plenty of words but struggle to communicate...

 

Tue 2 Jul, 6pm
There will be a special post-screening Q&A following this screening with director Carl Hunter

Certificate:

15

Duration

Approx 87 mins

Time details

15-20 mins of trailers & adverts before the screening (not included in duration)
No trailers before morning screenings, or with the special Director Q&A (Tue 2 Jul, 6pm), which start at the advertised time.

Languages:

English

Content Guidance:

Moderate language, Moderate sex