Thursday 15th March 2018 - 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins on the eve of World War II as Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) faces one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.
UK 2017 – directed by Joe Wright – with Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ronald Pickup, Ben Mendelsohn – 125 min
Gary Oldman carries off a tremendous performance here, and it’s impossible not to enjoy it – THE GUARDIAN
Hidden behind fake jowls and a receding hairline, Gary Oldman delivers one of the great performances of his career – VARIETY