UK Cinema Releases: Friday 24th June 2011

Including Bridesmaids and Countdown to Zero


Bridesmaids (Universal): Comedy about a single woman (Kristen Wiig) who is asked to be her best friend’s maid of honour, only for mishaps to ensue at the pre-wedding event. Directed by Paul Feig, it co-stars Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne and Chris O’Dowd. [Nationwide / 15]


Countdown To Zero (Dogwoof): Campaigning documentary about the proliferation of of nuclear weapons in the post-war era and the dangers they still pose in a post-9/11 world. Directed by Lucy Walker, it features contributions from Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pervez Musharraf and Tony Blair. [Nationwide / PG]

The First Grader (Soda Pictures): Drama based on the true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school to get the education he could never afford. Directed by Justin Chadwick, it stars Naomie Harris and Oliver Litondo. [Key Cities / 12A]

Incendies (Trinity Filmed Entertainment): Drama about a mother’s last wishes which send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to the Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Directed by Denis Villeneuve, it stars Lubna Azabal, Melissa Desormeaux-Poulin, and Remy Girard. [Selected cinemas / 15]

Love’s Kitchen (2020 Films): British comedy about a chef (Dougray Scott) who takes over a pub restaurant. Directed by James Kacking, it co-stars Claire Forlani, Simon Callow, Gordon Ramsay and Michelle Ryan. [Key Cities / 15]

Cutter’s Way (Park Circus): Re-issue of the 1981 thriller about a mysterious murder which may or may not be linkd to a conspiracy. Directed by Ivan Passer, it stars Jeff Bridges, John Heard and Lisa Eichhorn. [Key Cities / 15]

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