Empire of Light Cast and Character Guide

Empire of Light has been described as a love letter to cinema, and this is no surprise considering the man behind the screen.

Written, produced, and directed by Sam Mendes, this drama film is set in the 1980s and revolves around a movie theater, its employees, and a love story.

The acclaimed filmmaker is best known for bringing the Oscar-winning American Beauty to the big screen, as well as his recent success with the Oscars Best Picture nominee, 1917.

A two-time Golden Globe and BAFTA winner, Mendes also directed the acclaimed Revolutionary Road as well as two of Daniel Craig’s James Bond films, Skyfall and Spectre.

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