Opening the 2017 London Film Festival is Andy Serkis’ directorial debut, and today we present the full press conference for the film held earlier in the capital. You can find our LFF Opening Gala premiere interviews right here, or head below for the full video of the event.

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The film stars Diana Rigg, Claire Foy, Andrew Garfield, and Tom Hollander. Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville appears as Teddy Hall, the inventor and Oxford University professor who helped Cavendish develop a wheelchair with a built-in respirator to aid Cavendish’s movements and release him from his confinement to a bed. King Tommen himself, Dean-Charles Chapman, also appears as Robin and Diane’s son Jonathan.

The film is released in the US on the 13th of October, and the 27th of October in the UK.

Breathe LFF 2017 Press Conference

Here’s the official synopsis:

After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to a bed and given only months to live. With help from his family and inventor Teddy Hall, Cavendish devotes the rest of his life to help fellow patients and the disabled.