Film

After Love (12A)

Wednesday 30 June 7.30pm

When Mary Hussain unexpectedly becomes a widow, she discovers that her late husband has a secret just
twenty-one miles across the English channel in Calais.
Mary Hussain leads a quiet life at home in Dover with her husband Ahmed. Now in her early 60s, she converted to Islam when they married and took the name Faitma - a dedication to her husband and commitment to their relationship. Following his unexpected death, Mary is tidying away Ahmed's belongings when she makes a shocking discovery; across the Channel in Calais lies their marriage's greatest secret. Swapping the crumbling white cliffs of Dover for the French shoreline, Mary is compelled to uncover Ahmed's deceit and her search for understanding, even in her grief, has remarkable consequences. With an extraordinary performance from Joanna Scanlan, this devastating debut drama tells a very human story of connection with great sensitivity and an affecting tenderness.

Cast: Joanna Scanlan, Nathalie Richard, Talid Ariss, Nasser Memarzia
Director: Aleem Khan
Running time: 1 hour 30 mins

Tickets: £8 (£7)
50p discount for Friends of The Brunton


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When & Where

Venue 1 Unreserved
Enough tickets
Wednesday, 30 June
19:30