AN Oscar-nominated black comedy, The Favourite, will be screened tonight at the Bahrain Cinema Club.
Set in early 18th century England, the storyline follows the relationship between two cousins – Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (Rachel Weisz), and Baroness Abigail Masham (Emma Stone) – vying to be court favourites of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman).
Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the film was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won seven Bafta Awards, including Best British Film.
Colman won Best Actress at the Oscars, the Golden Globes and the Baftas, while Weisz won the Bafta Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
The screening will start at 7 pm at the club’s premises in Juffair and call 39682323 for more details.