Universal Pictures has announced that Kenneth Branagh‘s acclaimed new semi-autobiographical, coming-of-age comedy-drama, BELFAST, will be released in cinemas nationwide on 25 February 2022.
Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, the film stars Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Jude Hill, Lara McDonnell, Colin Morgan, and Ciarán Hinds.
From lauded director Kenneth Branagh, and starring an acclaimed ensemble cast, Belfast is a personal and joyful story about the power of memory, set in late 1960s Northern Ireland. At the center of the film is Buddy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or leave everything they know behind for a new life.