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Blithe Spirit. Image shows from L to R: Elvira (Leslie Mann), Madame Arcati (Judi Dench), Charles (Dan Stevens), Ruth (Isla Fisher). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL.

Blithe Spirit (2020)

2020 British comedy film adaptation of Noël Coward's play. Stars Judi Dench, Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Dave Johns, Leslie Mann and others.

Released on 25th December 2020

Blithe Spirit. Image shows from L to R: Elvira (Leslie Mann), Charles (Dan Stevens). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL.

Blithe Spirit

A new film adaptation of the hit comic play by Noël Coward

Genre
Film
Released
2020
Starring
Judi Dench, Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Dave Johns, Leslie Mann, Emilia Fox, Julian Rhind-Tutt and Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Writers
Noël Coward, Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft and Piers Ashworth
Director
Edward Hall
Producers
James Spring, Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft, Hilary Bevan Jones, Peter Snell and Tuni Pinnolis

Best-selling crime novelist Charles is struggling with catastrophic writer's block and a stressful deadline for his first screenplay. His picture-perfect second wife Ruth is doing her best to keep him focussed in the hope of fulfilling her dream of heading to Hollywood.

Charles's desperate search for inspiration leads him to invite Madame Arcati, an eccentric medium recently exposed as a fraud, to perform a séance in their home. They all get more than they bargained for when Arcati accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife: the fiery and jealous Elvira who embarks on a mission to kill Charles so she can spend eternity with him - which leads to an increasingly comical and deadly love triangle.

Production Details

Release date
Saturday 12th December 2020
Premiere
Friday 25th December 2020
Distributor

STUDIOCANAL

Production companies
Laugh track
None

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