- 07 Nov 23
The Priscilla Presley biopic is due to release in UK and Irish cinemas on December 26th.
The film, which stars Cailee Spaeny in the titular role and Jacob Elordi as her Elvis, is based on Priscilla Presley's 1985 memoir, Elvis and Me.
The film has already been released in US cinemas. Still, audiences worldwide won't see it in their theatres until special 35mm previews in select cinemas from December 26th, and a widespread release on January 1st 2024.
Coppola's tenth feature film, Priscilla will chart the life of Presley and her controversial relationship with Elvis. In contrast to Baz Luhrmann's bombastic 2022 Elvis biopic, a maximalist odyssey through the tumultuous life of the cultural icon; Coppola's is set to be a ruminative and understated character study of Elvis's wife, and cultural icon, Priscilla Presley.
Eerie and claustrophobic, the film is a less-illuminated portrait of marital loneliness, exploring the dark and problematic aspects of Priscilla's relationship with the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Premiering at the Venice Film Festival in September, the film garnered rave reviews and a 7-minute standing ovation.
In Venice, the 78-year-old Priscilla Presley spoke about watching the film, praising Coppola’s efforts. “Sofia did an amazing job, she did her homework, she said, continuing, “I really put everything out for her that I could...”
Watch the brand-new trailer below!
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