UK Cinema Releases: Friday 26th August 2011

NATIONAL RELEASES

One Day (Universal): An adaptation of the bestselling novel about Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and Emma Anne Hathaway), a couple who meet during their graduation in 1988 and reunite one day each year over the next 20 years. Directed by Lone Scherfig, it co-stars Rafe Spall and Romla Garai. [Nationwide / 12A]

Conan The Barbarian (Lionsgate UK): Remake of the 1982 film about a barbarian (Jason Momoa) and his quest for vengeance across the mythical kingdom of Hyboria. Directed by Marcus Nispel, it co-stars Rose McGowan, Rachel Nichols and Stephen Lang. [Nationwide / 15]

Final Destination 5 (Warner Bros): The fifth installment of the horror franchise sees more teenagers escape a deadly accident only to later discover that death is hunting them down. Directed by Steven Quale, it stars Nicholas D’Agosto, David Koechner, P.J. Byrne and Ellen Wroe. [Nationwide / 15]

ALSO OUT

The Skin I Live In (Fox/Pathe): Revenge drama based on Thierry Jonquet’s novel about a plastic surgeon (Antonio Banderas) on the hunt for the men who raped his daughter. Directed by Pedro Almodovar, co-stars Elena Anaya. [Key cities / 15]

Kill The Irishman (Anchor Bay Films): Biopic of the Irish-American mob boss Danny Greene, who rose to the top of Cleveland’s criminal underworld during the late 1970s. Directed by Jonathan Hensleigh, it stars Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer. [Key cities / 18]

Children Of The Revolution (E2 Films): Documentary about the children of radical revolutionaries during the late 1960s. Directed by Shane O, it features Ulrike Meinhof and Fusako Shigenobu. [Key Cities]

Powder (Soda Pictures): Drama about a fictional Britpop-era band adapted from Kevin Sampson’s novel. Directed by Mark Elliot, it stars Alfie Allen, Liam Boyle, Al Weaver, and Ralph Little. [Key Cities / 15]

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