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AT THE MOVIES #830                     OTHER WORLDS

Simon Morris looks at three films that don’t fit the mould – a drama set in the brief moment when Britain was a republic…. a documentary about the assassination of a Saudi journalist…. and Michelle Pfeiffer as a madcap New York socialite in. Paris.

Fanny Lye Deliver’d is the story of the awakening of a farmer’s wife during the reign of Oliver Cromwell.  Stars Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) and Maxine Peake (Funny cow).

The Dissident is a documentary about journalist Jamal Kashoggi, and his sensational murder in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul.  Directed by Academy Award-winning director Bryan Fogel (Icarus).

And French Exit sees Michelle Pfeiffer as a broke New York socialite who gets a second chance in Paris.  Directed by Azazel Jacobs (Mozart in the Jungle).