Florence Foster Jenkins comes to UK cinemas
08 April 2016
By Pan Macmillan
'People may say that I couldn't sing. But no one can say that I didn't sing.'
Despite lacking pitch, rhythm or tone, Florence Foster Jenkins became one of America's best-known sopranos, celebrated for her unique recordings and her sell-out concert at Carnegie Hall.
In Florence Foster Jenkins
, Jasper Rees tells her extraordinary story, which inspired the film starring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant, and directed by Stephen Frears. This remarkable book also includes Nicholas Martin's funny, moving and inspirational screenplay.
Florence Foster Jenkins’ life story is a joyful affirmation of the human spirit, the power of music and the passion of amateurs everywhere.
The new film tie-in edition of Jasper Rees's Florence Foster Jenkins,
including Nicholas Martin's screenplay, is out on 5th May.
Florence Foster Jenkins will be released in UK cinemas 6th May 2016.
Directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen
), the film stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.
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