Nowhere Special 96 mins

  • Nowhere Special
  • Nowhere Special
  • Nowhere Special

Starts Thu 2 Sep at:
Luna Leederville
Luna On SX
Windsor Cinema

Inspired by true events, "Nowhere Special" features James Norton ("Happy Valley", "Mr Jones", "Little Women") as thirty-five-year-old window cleaner John, who has dedicated his life to bringing up his son, after the child's mother left them soon after giving birth. When John is given only a few months to live, he attempts to find a new, perfect family for his three-year-old son, determined to shield him from the terrible reality of the situation.

Their life is a simple one, made up of universal daily rituals, a life of complete dedication, and innocent love that reveals the strength of their relationship. But John only has a few months to live. Since he has no family to turn to, he will spend the days left to him looking for a new and perfect one to adopt Michael, trying to protect his child from the terrible reality.

Nowhere Special is a tender and heartbreaking story of both love and death.

  • Winner – Audience Award for Feature Film – Warsaw International Film Festival
  • Winner – Audience Award for Director – Valladolid International Film Festival
  • Nominee – Best Film – Venice Film Festival

“Uberto Pasolini's film takes a real-life story as his starting block and turns this tiny Northern Ireland-set tale into an almost sensory experience.” – Screen International

“Intimate drama set in contemporary Belfast” – Variety

“Beautiful and heartbreaking” Corriere Della Sera

“Expressive, sensitive and incredibly touching” The Upcoming

“A superb James Norton” - Cinematografo

“A beautiful and exceptionally moving experience” The Upcoming

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