Colin Morgan, from TV’s Humans, takes on the lead
role of Benjamin, while French actor Phénix Brassard plays his love interest Noah. The emergence of this relationship, coupled with Benjamin's anxiety about his upcoming film, forms the crux of this comedic look at love and filmmaking. If you’re accustomed to Amstell’s awkward yet acerbic
comedic style, you may have some idea what to expect here. Based on
the plot and profile of its lead, it’s possible that this work is semi-autobiographical.
Benjamin debuted at last year’s London Film Festival where
it was met with a strong reception. Londoners were particularly pleased with
the film’s realistic depiction of the city itself. Meanwhile, its satirical
look at the London art scene struck a chord with those immersed in the capital’s
While the film isn't released until 15 March, Curzon Soho are offering a sneak peek screening on the 8th, featuring a Q&A with Amstell himself. Click here for more details.
|What||Benjamin: Simon Amstell returns to the director's chair|
15 Mar 19 – 15 Mar 20, 12:00 AM
|Price||£ determined by cinemas|
|Website||Click here for more information|