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hmv.com previews... Five of October's Best Movies
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hmv.com previews... Five of October's Best Movies

hmv.com previews five of the most exciting movies that will be coming to your cinema screens in October...

 

Eternal Beauty

(Out October 2nd)


Sally Hawkins leads the way in this tender drama, which has been written and directed by Submarine star Craig Roberts. 

Hawkins plays Jane, who, after being left at the altar,  suffered a breakdown which then spiralled into a chaotic episode of schizophrenia. 

Now, 20 years on, she meets Mike, a failed musician, and the two begin a strange new romance...

Alice Lowe, Billie Piper, Robert Pugh, Morfydd Clark, Paul Hilton, Boyd Clack and David Thewlis star alongside Hawkins. 

 

Saint Maud

(Out October 9th)

 

Morfydd Clark and Jennifer Ehle star in this chilling new effort.

Clark plays Maud, a newly devout hospice nurse, becomes obsessed with saving her dying patients' soul...

In her debut feature, Rose Glass both writes and directs, while Lily Knight, Marcus Hutton, Lily Frazer and Turlough Convery co-star. 

 

 

Kajillionaire

(Out October 9th)

 

Evan Rachel Wood stars in this new comedy-drama from director Miranda July. 

Wood plays Dollo, who has been brought up by parents who are career criminals.

Her life is suddenly turned upside down when her parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they're planning.

Debra Winger, Patton Oswalt, Gina Rodriguez and Richard Jenkins join Wood in the cast, with July supplying the script and directing.



Relic

(Out October 30th)

 

Emily Mortimer, Bella Heathcote and Robyn Nevin headline this new horror. 

Mortimer's Kay is called suddenly when hen elderly mother Edna vanishes, and, along with her daughter Sam, rush to their family’s decaying country home, finding clues of her mother's increasing dementia scattered around the place.

But, when she returns, and they observe her at close quarters, the pair begin to wonder if there might be a more sinister presence in the house...

The film is the debut feature from writer and director Natalie Erika James.

 

Pixie

(Out October 30th)

 

Olivia Cooke leads the way in this new comedy. 

Cooke plays Pixie, who wants to avenge her mother’s death by masterminding a heist.

Sadly, her plans go wrong and she finds herself on the run with two young men who are way out of their depth being chased across the Wild Irish countryside by gangsters. 

Ben Hardy, Colm Meaney, Dylan Moran and Alec Baldwin round out the cast. 

Barnaby Thompson, director of both St Trinians reboots, is in charge. 

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