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The Party (2017)

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Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.

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... Bill
... Janet
... April
... Gottfried
... Martha
... Jinny
... Tom
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To celebrate her long-awaited prestigious post as a Shadow Minister for Health and, hopefully, the stepping stone to party leadership, the newly-appointed British opposition politician, Janet, is throwing a party for friends at her London flat. Of course, in this select and intimate soirée, apart from Bill--Janet's self-denying academic husband--a motley crew of elite hand-picked guests have been invited: There's April, the sourly cynical American best friend; her unlikely German husband, Gottfried; there's also Jinny and Martha; and finally, Tom, the smooth banker in the impeccable suit. But inevitably, before dinner is served, the upbeat ambience will shatter to pieces, as festering secrets will start surfacing in this perfect domestic war-zone. Undoubtedly, after this night, things will never be the same again. Written by Nick Riganas

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A comedy of tragic proportions.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and drug use | See all certifications »

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16 February 2018 (USA)  »

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$37,396, 18 February 2018, Limited Release

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$749,827
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In real life, from 2010 through 2012, Timothy Spall battled cancer. He returned to work at the London Olympics Closing Ceremony as Winston Churchill after getting the all clear. See more »

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April: You mean you'll be her boss?
Janet: Well, I don't actually use that word, but yes, I suppose so.
April: So she'll be your underling, taking copious notes while plotting how to take your place some time.
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Referenced in Host Lucie Výborné: Jan Hrebejk (2018) See more »

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I'M A MAN
Written by Bo Diddley (as Ellas McDaniel)
Performed by Bo Diddley
Published by Jewel Music Publishing, administered by Hornall Brothers Music Ltd, a BMG Company.
Master Recording Courtesy of MCA Records Inc.
Under licence from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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14 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

We got a black and white movie with a lot of dialog. Depending on if this is a turn-off or not, I reckon you'll continue reading. This drama has some very fine acting in it, with a very tight script. This played at a couple of festivals, which makes sense if you think about the quality of the material.

It may feel a bit like a play (haven't searched the origin of the screenplay to tell you the truth), but it's a pretty fast paced one. That does not only ring true of the dialog speed, but also how the story and certain reveals go forward. Some things may be predictable, but if you haven't seen the trailer I reckon there will be enough surprise twists and turns waiting for you. A quality movie that keeps up a solid suspense ...


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