Michael Grandage directed the romantic film My Policeman starring Harry Styles which is adapted from the 2012 novel of the same name. This marks the second film Styles has released this year.
It uses a screenplay by Ron Nyswaner and is produced by Greg Berlanti, Philip Herd, Cora Palfrey, Robbie Rogers, and Sarah Schechter.
Plot Line of ‘My Policeman’:
The plot of the film My Policeman is set in Brighton in the 1950s. It revolves around a policeman named Tom Burgess who is gay. He marries Marion Taylor, a school teacher.
Despite this, he falls in love with museum curator Patrick Hazlewood, But the secrets that inhibit all their lives, threaten to abandon the hope of a peaceful life.
Cast Lines of ‘My Policeman’:
The three main characters around whom the story is woven, are portrayed by Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, and David Dawson.
Harry Styles and Linus Roache-
Policeman Tom Burgess is played by Harry Styles in the film. Although British actor Linus Roache appears as an older Tom Burgess. Roache is a fifty-eight-year-old actor who has starred in films such as ‘Best’, ‘Pandaemonium’, ‘Blind Flight’, ‘Batman Begins, ‘Non-Stop’, ‘The Last Full Measure, ‘A Call to Spy ‘ etc. , and in television series such as ‘Coronation Street,’ Law & Order, ‘Vikings’, ‘Homeland’ etc.
Harry Styles is well known as a famous English singer and songwriter. Although his popularity is essentially based on being a member of the pop-boy band One Direction, he has released a number of popular solo songs.
Styles began acting professionally in 2017. In 2017 Christopher Nolan directed the war film ‘Dunkirk’ in which an ensemble cast took part including Harry Styles in the role of Alex. He starred alongside Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Kenneth Branagh, etc.
In 2021 he made a cameo appearance in Macy’s superhero movie ‘Eternals’ as Eros aka Starfox. In 2022 Styles made his acting debut in the psychological thriller film ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ with Florence Pugh in the other lead role. Styles’ character’s name was Jack Chambers and Pugh’s was Alice Chambers.
Emma Corrin and Gina McKee-
Emma Corrin, who gained the most recognition for her portrayal of Princess Diana in the popular Netflix historical drama series ‘The Crown’, starred Burgess’ wife Marion Taylor in the film. English actress Gina McKee played the old Marion Taylor.
McKee previously starred in the films ‘The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc’, ‘The Adventure of Greyfriars Bobby’, ‘Scenes of a Sexual Nature, ‘Hector’, ‘Phantom Thread’ etc and in the series ‘Dice’ , ‘The Forsyte Saga’, ‘Tsunami: The Aftermath, ‘The Silence’, ‘The Borgias’, ‘Secret State’, ‘By Any Means, ‘Emerald City, ‘Bodyguard’, ‘The Rook’, ‘Catherine the Great , ‘Black Narcissus’, etc.
David Dawson and Rupert Everett-
Burgess’ boyfriend, Patrick Hazlewood, is played by British actor David Dawson in the film. English actor Rupert Everett is seen as an older Hazlewood. Everett’s previous films are ‘Dance with a Stranger’, ‘The Madness of King George’, ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘To Kill a King’, ‘Stage Beauty’, ‘St. Trinian’s, ‘St Trinian’s 2: The Legend of Fritton’s Gold, ‘A Royal Night Out, ‘The Happy Prince, ‘Warning’ etc.
Their previous TV credits include ‘Princess Daisy’, ‘Les Liaisons dangerousness, ‘Parade’s End etc.
Dawson is an English actor who has also worked in a number of films. He was cast in the films Gracie!’, ‘The Road to Coronation Street, ‘Banished’, ‘The Last Kingdom’, ‘Year of the Rabbit’ etc.
Another character named Nigel was played by British-Montserratian actor Kadiff Kirwan in the film. In the British television sitcom, Kirwan was cast as Jason alongside Elis James, Lashana Lynch, etc.
From 2015 to 2017 he worked as Aaron in the British television sitcom Chewing Gum’. In the 2019 British comedy series ‘This Way Up’ he played Bradley who is the flatmate of the main character Áine, played by Aisling Bea. Then in the mystery thriller miniseries, ‘The Stranger’ Kirwan appeared as Detective Constable Wesley Ross in 2020.
In the 2021 three-part series ‘Time’ he played the role of Pete and this year the role of Julian in Adam Kay’s British medical comedy television series ‘This Is Going to Hurt’. This year he also portrayed Marcus Longridge in the second season of the spy thriller ‘Slow Horses’ as a recurring character.
‘My Policeman’ Trailer and Release Date:
Amazon Prime Video released the official My Policeman movie trailer on September 7, 2022, on YouTube.
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11 and was released in the United States on October 21. On Prime Video the film will arrive on November 4 this year.