Belfast Film: What is Kenneth Branagh's Belfast Film about? Where can I watch and what awards has it won?

Kenneth Branagh's critically acclaimed autobiographical drama about growing up in Belfast has been nominated for many awards.

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast film has been making waves in the awards scene.

The autobiographical drama is currently out for release in the UK and tells the story of Kenneth Branagh's childhood in the wake of The Troubles.

Here's everything you need to know about Belfast Film.

Director Kenneth Branagh, actors Ciaran Hinds, Caitriona Balfe, Jude Hill and Jamie Dornan at Belfast premiere in Los Angeles in November.

When is the Belfast film's UK release date?

Belfast has been out in UK cinemas since January, 21, 2022.

It is not streaming anywhere at the moment and can currently only be seen in the cinema.

The film has been showing in the USA since November and attracted rave reviews, scoring a respectable 87% on Rotten Tomatoes.

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What is the film Belfast about?

The black and white film retells the story of Kenneth Branagh's childhood growing up in Northern Ireland in the 1970's during a period known as 'The Troubles', which was a time of great unrest throughout the province.

It follows a young boy played by newcomer Jude Hill, and his family navigate life in Belfast during these divisive times.

The film is based on Kenneth Branagh's childhood in Belfast and the award winning actor wrote and directed the film.

What awards did Belfast Film win at the Golden Globes?

Belfast has been well received and dominating the awards at the Golden Globes, being nominated in seven categories.

The film, however only took home one award, winning Best Screenplay.

The Golden Globes were boycotted this year and there was no star-studded red carpet, with the ceremony being held in private and results released on social media.

There is anticipation the film will also make it's way onto the Oscar nominations with hopes it will make its way onto the nomination for Best Picture.

If Belfast wins Best Picture at the Oscars, it will be the first film from Northern Ireland or Ireland to have done so.

What awards has Belfast Film been nominated for at the Baftas?

Belfast has been nominated for the following awards:

Best British Film

Best Film

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Editing

Best Original Screenplay

Who stars in Belfast film?

The film stars many famous faces including Jamie Dornan, Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Ciarán Hinds, and Colin Morgan.

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