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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (15)

30 November

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Here are a list of days and times at which this event will take place November

Audio descriptions are available for all showings of this film


  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Based on the moving true-life story, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool chronicles the vibrant affair between legendary Oscar-winning Hollywood star Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) and her young lover, aspiring young actor Peter Turner (Jamie Bell). Their romance quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Peter being the one person Gloria allows herself to turn to for comfort and strength. With stunning central performances, plus a superb supporting cast, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool is an endearing stranger-than-fiction love story.

The screening on Mon 27 Nov (18.05) will be introduced by Alistair Harkness as part of the Contemporary Cinema Course

Specially commissioned programme notes will be available.

Buy a copy of the Sunday Herald on 20 November for your two-for-one voucher, redeemable at the Mon 21 November (20.15) screening of Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

£5.50 ticketsFri 17 Nov (12.45 & 15.15) / Fri 24 Nov (15.45)

Bell and Bening are tremendous as the star-crossed lovers.

★★★★ The Guardian

A tremendously sensitive and complex portrayal of a forgotten star, which forgoes caricature in favour of a deeply personal story that is by turns sensitive, warm and melancholy.

★★★★ The Skinny
  • Director Paul McGuigan
  • Cast Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Vanessa Redgrave
  • Running time 1h45m
  • Certificate 15
  • Country UK
  • Year of production 2017
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