Curtain Call

Thriller UK

The film, set in 1930s London, revolves around a feared theater critic named Jimmy Erskine, his loyal assistant, a newspaper owner who wants to get rid of the critic and an actress who has been devastated by the excoriating theatrical reviews. The critic's determination to survive ensures that the other characters are caught in a web of blackmail, deceit and murder.

Patrick Marber adapted the script from Anthony Quinn's novel.


Production
Culmination Productions

Director
Anand Tucker

Cast
Gemma Arterton (The Voices, Byzantium)
Colin Firth (The King's Speech, Kingsman: The Secret Service)
Sir Ian McKellen, 2-time Oscar nominee (Lord of the Rings, X-Men)
Simon Russell Beale (Into the Woods)
Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You, Gangs of London)

Territories
France, French speaking Switzerland (Pay TV broadcasted from France), French Speaking Africa, French Speaking Indian Ocean