Belfast Movie

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Who's Involved:

Jamie Dornan, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Laura Berwick, Ciaran Hinds, Caitriona Balfe, Jude Hill, Becca Kovacik, Tamar Thomas

Release Date:

Friday, November 12, 2021 (Nationwide)

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A personal story of one boy’s childhood during the tumult of the late 1960s.

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Who's making Belfast: Crew List

A look at the Belfast behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Kenneth Branagh last directed Death on the Nile and Artemis Fowl. The film's writer Kenneth Branagh last wrote As You Like It and The Magic Flute.


Kenneth Branagh


Laura Berwick
Becca Kovacik
Tamar Thomas

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Key Facts

  1. Jamie Dornan and Caitriona Balfe play a glamorous working-class couple caught up in the mayhem, and Judi Dench and Ciaran Hinds portray the grandparents.
  2. Behind the camera sees many regular Kenneth Branagh collaborators including production designer Jim Clay, director of photography Haris Zambarloukos, hair and makeup designer Wakana Yoshihara, editor Una Ni Dhonghaile, costume designer Charlotte Walker and casting directors Lucy Bevan and Emily Brockman.
  3. Focus Features will distribute the film in the U.S. and Universal Pictures International will distribute internationally.
  4. "Belfast is my most personal film. It’s about coming home – a dramatic journey of excitement, emotion and humour,” said Kenneth Branagh in a released statement (12/16/2020). “To be embraced by filmmakers and distributors of such proven imagination and talent as Focus [Features] is fantastic. We are honoured to partner with Peter Kujawski and his amazing team. With the incredible support of Northern Ireland Screen also in the mix, we are very excited for the future of Belfast in cinemas around the world in 2021.”
  5. Jamie Dornan and Caitriona Balfe play a glamorous working-class couple caught up in the mayhem, with Judi Dench and Ciaran Hinds as the wry and spry grandparents.

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2021: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2021: The film was in Post-Production status.

Belfast Release Date: When was the film released?

Belfast was released in 2021 on Friday, November 12, 2021 (Nationwide release). There were 14 other movies released on the same date, including Love Is Love Is Love, Multiverse and Red Notice.

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