BENEDICTION

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Terence Davies Stars: Jack Lowden, Peter Capaldi, Jeremy Irvine, Matthew Tennyson, Katie Phillips, Ben Daniels, Simon Russell Beale, Calam Lynch, Tom Blyth, Gemma Jones, Julian Sands, Anton Lesser, Richard Goulding, Geraldine Jones, Lia Williams. Benediction is a complex but ultimately moving biopic about the revered Siegfried Sassoon, one of Britain’s great war time poets who wrote about the futility of war, the loss of lives and the waste of a generation on the battlefield. He was also a homosexual who had to hide his sexuality Continue reading