Join Stylist Film Club for an exclusive screening of Beast, the ultra-tense new thriller featuring a star-making turn from Jessie Buckley.
For better or worse, most of us would agree that your first great love is a dramatic experience. But for 27-year-old Moll Huntford, the woman at the centre of gripping psychological thriller Beast, that love transforms her world. The feature debut of director Michael Pearce, Beast finds Moll (Jessie Buckley) isolated on the island of Jersey. A grown woman treated like a child by her bossy mum (Geraldine James), Moll has a boring job, few friends and little hope of change. And an incident in her past means she’s treated as a pariah by a community that knows everybody’s business.
When Pascal (Johnny Flynn) bursts into Moll’s life, the attraction is immediate – he is everything Moll isn’t. Pascal has no family breathing down his neck, shuns the locals and is confident in who he is. To Moll, Pascal is fascinating, but she isn’t the only person interested in him. Somebody is killing young women on the island and the local police suspect Pascal. Moll has to then choose between the safe life she hates and a man who may be a serial killer.
While Beast is an incredibly tense slowburner, it’s the stunning turn from Jessie Buckley that makes it such a stand-out. The up-and-coming 28-year-old Irish actor has starred in TV shows War and Peace
Want to see it first?
Want to see Beast before it hits cinemas on April 27? Come to a free screening on Tuesday 24 April at one of the following venues: Covent Garden Odeon, Birmingham New Street Odeon, Glasgow Braehead Odeon, Liverpool ONE Odeon, Manchester Great Northern Odeon, Islington VUE and Leeds The Light VUE. Arrive at 6pm for a 6.30pm start.
All you need to do is hit the button below and enter the promotional code 9KEGHY. See you there.