Simon Amstell’s Benjamin heading to cinemas in March – first trailer released

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The acclaimed feature from Simon Amstell, Benjamin, is landing in March – and we’ve got the new trailer.

Following a successful premiere at the London Film Festival last year, Simon Amstell’s new film as writer/writer – Benjamin – has been confirmed for a UK cinema release on March 15th 2019. His previous film, Carnage, remains available on the BBC iPlayer service.

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In the case of Benjamin, the new film stars Colin Morgan, Phenix Brossard, Joel Fry, Jack Rowan, Jessica Raine and Anna Chancellor, and Verve Pictures is distributing it in the UK.

A trailer has now been released for the film, and it looks like this…

And here’s the synopsis…

The bittersweet comedy tells the story of Benjamin (Colin Morgan) a rising star filmmaker, who is thrown into emotional turmoil on the brink of premiering his second film, when Billie, his hard partying publicist, introduces him to a mesmeric French musician called Noah.

Set among the back streets of East and North London, the film boasts original music from James Righton of the Klaxons and great performances from its cast including Colin Morgan, Phénix Brossard, Joel Fry, Jack Rowan, Jessica Raine & Anna Chancellor.

More on the film closer to release. It’s very much one worth keeping an eye out for.

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