Misbehaviour

No Free Tickets

In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope. At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.


Information

Misbehaviour
  • Cast
  • Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Greg Kinnear, Rhys Ifans, Lesley Manville, Suki Waterhouse
  • Director
  • Philippa Lowthorpe
  • Genre
  • Drama, History
  • Classification
  • 106 mins
  • Distributor
  • StudioCanal

You Might Also Like...

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden
Now Showing Rated PG (Mild themes and coarse language), 107 mins

Dirt Music

Dirt Music
Opening 8/10/2020

Rams

Rams
Opening 15/10/2020
Rated PG, 115 mins

 

NA