FLORENCE

21 August Friday, 21:00 GREEN SCREEN ON THE WATER / FESTIVAL CENTRE

FLORENCE
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2016 | Biography – Comedy – Drama | 110′ | English, German, Italian, Russian; Turkish subtitled

Starring Oscar-winning actors Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, the 4-category Golden Globe nominated film focuses on the emotional, fun and inspiring true story of Florence Foster Jenkins, known as the “world’s worst singer”. Living a luxurious life as an heiress in New York, Florence’s (Meryl Streep) passion in life is music and she has always dreamed of becoming a famous singer. But to achieve this, she has one major shortcoming: a beautiful voice! Nevertheless, while she was preparing to gide her veri first concept, Florence’s biggest supporter in her difficult journey against the “bitter truth” is St Clair Bayfield (Hugh Grant), who is also her manager.  Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant are accompanied by Simon Helberg, the star of The Big Bang Theory, and rising actor Rebecca Ferguson in the $ 30 million movie from master director Stephen Frears.

Director: Stephen Frears
Cast:  Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson