PUBLISHED: 15:04, Mon, Feb 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:23, Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Little Joe is a movie which certainly split critics and fans. Its star, Emily Beecham, won an award at the cannes Film Festival for her acting prowess, beating some impeccable talent at that year’s ceremony. Here is everything you need to know about the movie as it is about to come out in cinemas.
Little Joe was premiered at the cannes Film Festival in May 2019, similarly to Oscar Best Picture winner Parasite.
The movie then swept the festival circuit, playing at the London Film Festival on October 4, ahead of its first international release in Europe in November.
The movie will come out in the UK and Ireland on February 21.
Little Joe (Image: BFI)
Emily Beecham plays Alice Woodard, a plant breeder and single mother, while Ben Whishaw plays Chris, Alice’s colleague.
Kerry Fox is Alice’s colleague Bella, while Kit Connor plays Joe Woodard, Alice’s son, and Lindsay Duncan plays a psychotherapist.
David Wilmot is Karl, and other supporting characters are played by Phenix Brossard, Sebastian Hulk, Leanne Best, Goran Kostic and Jason Cloud.
Emily Beecham in Little Joe (Image: BFI)