ICON Film Distribution

ICON Film Distribution

October 27, 2005 11:45 ET

ICON announce UK Premiere date for MATCH POINT as the 18th December 2005.

LONDON, ENGLAND--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2005) -

ICON announce UK Premiere date for MATCH POINT as the 18th December 2005. Attending the UK Premiere will be WOODY ALLEN & the cast of the film including SCARLETT JOHANSSON. The film will open in cinemas across the country on the 6th January 2006.


Written and Directed by Woody Allen. This is Allen's first production to be filmed in London & entirely outside his native New York.

Starring (in alphabetical order)

Ewen Bremner
Brian Cox
Matthew Goode
Scarlett Johansson
Emily Mortimer
James Nesbitt
Rupert Penry-Jones
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Penelope Wilton

'A first-rate movie directed by Woody Allen.......A return to form'
A.O Scott - New York Times

MATCH POINT is a drama about a young man's rise in society and the terrible consequences of his ambition. The protagonist is torn between two women, and finding no way out, resorts to extreme action. The actors are all English and it is set amongst the English upper class with Scarlett Johansson playing the beautiful American girl who comes between Jonathan Rhys Meyers and his wife Emily Mortimer. Matthew Goode is Emily's wealthy brother who initiates the tragic events.

Running Time: 123 Minutes / Certificate: 12A

For further information please contact the ICON Press Office:
Suzanne Noble, Head of Publicity T: 020 7494 8158 / suzanne@iconfilmdistribution.co.uk
Zak Brilliant, Senior Publicist, T: 020 7494 8190 / zak@iconfilmdistribution.co.uk
Publicity fax: 020 7494 8151
Images from the film are available on www.papicselect.com

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