First image of The Kitchen, a Netflix dystopia directed by Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya is a 34-year-old actor who has won Academy Awards, SAG, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards for his performance in ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’. (Reuters)

Daniel KaluuyaExcitement star escape from!He made his debut as a film director with the movie the kitchen. film Netflix The film, set in dystopian Great Britain, has been chosen as the closing title for the 67th London Film Festival. This will be its first showing prior to its theatrical release in the UK and subsequent international release via the Red N platform.

Kaluuya co-directs with Kibue Tavares and also collaborates on the screenplay with Joe Murtagh. The first official image of the feature film features the two protagonists: the rapper Ken Robinson and Jedahiah Bannerman.

Featuring stellar performances from Ken “Kano” Robinson, Jedayah Bannerman, and a diverse cast, the film chronicles the search for belonging and escape from an oppressive system. (Netflix)

The story takes us to London in 2044, where the gap between rich and poor has reached unimaginable limits. In this bleak future, all forms of social housing have vanished, leaving only the “kitchen”, a community that refuses to leave its home. Here lives Izzy (Robinson), who is trying to find a way out. The man meets a 12-year-old boy, Benji (Bannerman), who has lost his mother and is looking for a family.

The cast is complemented by talents such as Hope Ikpoku Jr, Teija Kabs, Demmy Ladipo, Crystal and BackRoad Gee, who bring depth to this tale that is destined to resonate not only with British audiences, but also with a global audience.

A Dystopia in London: “The Kitchen” immerses us in a future where the gap between rich and poor reaches alarming limits. (Reuters)

We both grew up in London the kitchen Is a love letter to this city. “It is a real honor to show it here, in our hometown, on the closing night of the London Film Festival,” Tavares and Kaluuya said in statements, quoting them. Delivery time. The project was born a decade ago as an idea in a local barbershop and has been an “ongoing collaboration between us and the team that has become part of our team.” kitchenThe directors describe Robinson and Bannerman as the heart of the story.

For her part, Christy Matheson, director of the London Film Festival, praised the film, describing it as a unique portrait of contemporary British cinema. According to Matheson,the kitchen It seamlessly blends elements of social politics with high-octane energy to deliver an exciting cinematic experience.

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The dystopian drama will premiere on October 15th. It will then be shown in UK cinemas prior to its UK release Netflix.

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