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On Beauty

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Synopsis

The story of two families, the Belseys and the Kipps and their different, yet increasingly intertwined lives. Their stories address ethnic and cultural differences in both the USA and the UK, the nature of beauty, and the clash between liberal and conservative academic values.
Adapted from the prize-winning novel by Zadie Smith.

Details

Year
2016
Type of film
Features
Director
Kasi Lemmons
Producer
Alison Owen, Carol Polakoff
Screenwriter
Kasi Lemmons (screenplay), Zadie Smith (novel)

Genre

Production Company

UK, US coproduction

Film4 (UK), Ruby Films (UK), Viewfinder Pictures (US)

Ruby Films
26 Lloyd Baker Street
London
WC1X 9AW
+44 (0)20 7833 9990
info@rubyfilms.co.uk
http://www.rubyfilms.co.uk

Film4
124 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 2TX
+44 (0)20 7396 4444
http://www.film4.com