he explores family relationships, frictions and sacrifices in the tumultuous late 1960s in Northern Ireland. Branagh is well-known for his work his film adaptations of Shakespearean plays and this resonates in his Belfast film too. Filmed in black and white, like the monitor of his family TV, the film contrasts with the 60s technicolour big screen productions Branagh would have seen as a kid. He was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Stockholm International Film Festival
2021 where he presented his new feature film – which ended up being awarded the Audience Award too. Right before the premiere screening we had the opportunity to meet up with him and attend a face-to-face interview where we got an insight into how his persona and memories are represented in the film.