The Party

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In theatres:
  • March 2, 2018
On DVD: May 22, 2018
Running time: 1h 11m
Genre: Comedy, Drama

When Janet (Kristin Scott Thomas) is appointed to the prestigious political post of Health Minister in Britain after endless campaigning and road trips, she hosts an intimate gathering for their friends in the Victorian home she shares in London with her dour husband, Bill (Timothy Spall). 

Janet’s acerbic best friend, April (Patricia Clarkson) arrives and others follow, including April's anti-political humanist life coach boyfriend Gottfried (Bruno Ganz), academic Martha (Cherry Jones), Martha's pregnant partner Jinny (Emily Mortimer), and financier Tom (Cillian Murphy), who carrys a gun and whose wife is delayed.

When Bill drops a bombshell, it sparks a series of revelations that threaten to unravel the party.
Director: Sally Potter
Studio: Elevation Pictures
Producer(s): Christopher Sheppard
Cast: Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall, Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Cherry Jones, Bruno Ganz
Writer(s): Sally Potter
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