Typist Artist Pirate King12A

Directed by Carol Morley | UK | 2022 | 1h 48m | Starring Monica Dolan, Kelly Macdonald, Gina McKee, Kieran Bew, Christine Bottomley

In a last-ditch mission to get recognition for her talent, a non-conformist artist persuades her psychiatric nurse to take her on a road trip to showcase her work at an upcoming art exhibition. Monica Dolan and Kelly Macdonald star in Carol Morley’s (The Falling, Dreams of a Life) bittersweet drama based on the real-life of British artist Audrey Amiss.

Reviews

‘A delight, and a film which cleverly picks apart the clichés of the timeworn artist biopic.’
★★★★
David Jenkins, Little White Lies

‘It is tremendously shot by Agnès Godard and the compassion of the film is palpable.’
★★★★
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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We showed Typist Artist Pirate King between November 24, 2023 and November 30, 2023.

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