A Little Life
Running time: 220 mins
James Norton (Happy Valley, Grantchester) stars in the "utterly compelling" (*****; Daily Express) theatrical event of 2023 as visionary director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge) stages the English language premiere of A LITTLE LIFE.Filmed live at the Savoy Theatre, London, during its West End run, this record-breaking and "beautifully acted" (****; The i) production of the million-copy bestseller by Hanya Yanagihara comes to the big screen for a limited time only.
The critically acclaimed five-star play also stars Luke Thompson (Bridgerton), Omari Douglas (It's A Sin), Zach Wyatt (The Witcher), Elliot Cowan (The Crown), Zubin Varla (Tammy Faye), Nathalie Armin (Force Majeure) and Emilio Doorgasingh (Best of Enemies).
A LITTLE LIFE follows four college friends in New York City: aspiring actor Willem, successful architect Malcolm, struggling artist JB, and prodigious lawyer Jude. As ambition, addiction, and pride threaten to pull the group apart, they always find themselves bound by their love for Jude and the mysteries of his past. But when those secrets come to light, they finally learn that to know Jude St Francis is to understand the limitless potential of love in the face of life.
This production includes strong language, nudity, sexual violence, physical and emotional abuse, self-harm, and suicide. There are also moments of flashing and strobe lighting, blood, smoking and periods of loud music. These themes are not just suggested but will be portrayed throughout the production realistically and emotively which some viewers may find disturbing. It is intended for mature audiences and viewer discretion is advised.