Belfast Film: When is UK release date? Where can I watch Belfast film and Golden Globe awards revealed

Kenneth Branagh's critically acclaimed autobiographical drama about growing up in Belfast will be coming to cinemas near you this January.

Thursday, 6th January 2022, 4:53 pm
Updated Monday, 10th January 2022, 9:04 am

Kenneth Branagh's Belfast film will be released soon in the UK, here's everything you need to know.

When is the Belfast film's UK release date?

Belfast will be coming out in the UK on January, 21, 2022.

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

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.

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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