* AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

Opening November 15

Official Selection, 2013 Toronto Film Festival

Directed by Kevin Macdonald (THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND); starring Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland and George MacKay.

Based on the award-winning bestseller by Meg Rosoff.

"The film is a fine one, moving and surprising." –Village Voice

"Manages to fuse a teen love story, steeped in alienation and hurt, with a near-future nightmare thriller." –Philadelphia Inquirer

In the near-future UK, Daisy (Saoirse Ronan), an American teenager, is sent to stay with relatives in the English countryside. Initially withdrawn and alienated, she begins to warm up to her charming surroundings, and strikes up a romance with the handsome Edmund (George MacKay). But on the fringes of their idyllic summer days are tense news reports of an escalating conflict in Europe. As the UK falls into a violent, chaotic military state, Daisy finds herself hiding and fighting to survive.

DIR Kevin Macdonald; SCR Jeremy Brock, Tony Grisoni, Penelope Skinner, from the novel by Meg Rosoff; PROD John Battsek, Alasdair Flind, Andrew Ruhemann, Charles Steel. UK, 2013, color, 101 min, DCP. RATED R

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