Barrymore

Monday, December 3
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2hr 15mins

Barrymore, set in 1942, follows acclaimed American actor John Barrymore, a member of one of Hollywood’s most well-known multi-generational theatrical dynasties.

No longer a leading box office star, the film finds Barrymore reckoning with the ravages of his life of excess. He has rented a grand, old theatre to rehearse for a backer’s audition to raise money for a revival of his 1920 Broadway triumph in Richard III. It leads him to look back on the highs and lows of his stunning career and remarkabl