Freak Show: Film Review

Alex Lawther first came to my attention playing the young Alan Turing in 2014’s The Imitation Game and his subsequent work in Black Mirror, The End of the F***ing, Goodbye Christopher Robin and Ghost Stories proved his ability to play odd, tortured, offbeat characters – but he goes above and beyond all that with Freak Show.

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Abigail Breslin ‘was a dream’ for Trudie Styler to work with on Freak Show

Trudie Styler recently sat down for a Q&A to promote her directorial debut Freak Show at the BFI Southbank, and here’s what she had to say about Abigail Breslin.

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Trudie Styler on choosing Alex Lawther for her leading man in Freak Show

At the BFI Flare Festival, first-time director Trudie Styler sat down for a Q&A after a screening of her movie Freak Show to talk a bit more about the project and the casting of Bette Midler and Alex Lawther.

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Freak Show: BFI Flare Film Festival Review

Alex Lawther first came to my attention playing the young Alan Turing in 2014’s The Imitation Game and his subsequent work in Black Mirror, The End of the F***ing, Goodbye Christopher Robin and Ghost Stories proved his ability to play odd, tortured, offbeat characters – but he goes above and beyond all that with Freak Show.

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