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Their Finest is a dashing film-within-a-film 

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The Danish director Lone Scherfig returns after 2014’s sour rich boy drama The Riot Club with this dashing film-within-a-film, starring Gemma Arterton as a screenwriter hired for a propaganda film set around the battle of Dunkirk. (Note to Christopher Nolan: This is how you get women into your war movie.) The always-welcome Bill Nighy is perfectly cast as the British film star Ambrose Hilliard, and Jake Lacy (Obvious Child, Fran from Girls) pulls major comedy out of the all-American boy who can’t act. Arterton and co-writer Sam Clafin struggle against their feelings for each other and the looming dread that they’re making a piece of trash. A tragic ending—deftly foreshadowed gives this light-hearted offering surprise weight.

Their Finest
Rated PG · 116 min. · 2017
Director: Lone Scherfig
Writer: Gaby Chiappe
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston and Paul Ritter

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