Special Q&A Screenings Announced to Celebrate the Release of Lady Macbeth
To celebrate the release of the period drama Lady Macbeth in Irish cinemas on the 28th of April, two special Q&A screenings will take place in Cinema Killarney in Kerry on Saturday, 22nd of April, Tech Amergin Arts Centre on Sunday, 23rd of April, and the Light House Cinema Dublin on Friday, 28th of April.
The film takes place in rural England in 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Oscar-nominated Kerry filmmaker Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly will attend the screenings and will take part in post-screening Q&A’s.
The Cinema Killarney screening which will be held in association with the Kerry Film Festival where the festival’s Artistic Director Maeve McGrath will moderate the Q&A.
Tech Amergin Arts Centre will be screening the film in Kerry at 8pm followed by the Q&A session.
Fodhla will also be taking part in the Q&A after the Light House Cinema screening with John Maguire from the Sunday Business Post moderating the discussion. Lady Macbeth is already a huge hit on the festival circuit, where is has picked up a host of audience and performance awards at Toronto, LFF, San Sebastian, Zurich, Glasgow and Dublin this year. Florence Pugh also received the Breakthrough Award for which both she and director William Oldroyd were nominated at this year’s Evening Standard Film Awards.
Tickets for the Cinema Killarney screening on the 22nd April at 18:30 can be purchased here: https://cinemakillarney.admit-one.eu/?p=tickets&perfCode=24264
Tickets for the Light House screening on the 28th April at 18:30 can be purchased here: https://lighthousecinema.ie//showing/showing-31388
Tickets for the Tech Amergin Screening on the 23rd at 20:00 can be purchased here: http://www.techamergin.com/archives/7388
Here’s what critics have been saying about the film:
★★★★★ “Mesmerising” – The Telegraph
“A jaw-dropping debut” – Rolling Stone
“a period drama like none you’ve seen before… superbly acted and executed” – Screen International
“Imagine Hitchcock directing Wuthering Heights” – Indiewire
“Powerful. Utterly brilliant” – Elle
“Florence Pugh announces herself as a major talent to watch” – Variety