Kenneth Branagh, an actor and filmmaker, is diving deep into his childhood. Belfast, the semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama coming to theaters this weekend.
Branagh directed and wrote the script. BelfastThis film tells the story about a young boy who grew up in Northern Ireland, in the latter 1960s. Starring Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Morgan, and newcomer Jude Hill as the young boy, Belfast is sure to satisfy those who love nostalgic trips back to Britain in the ’60s. The movie even has the classic rock soundtrack to match—BelfastVan Morrison, a native of Van Morrison, wrote the song for this film. It also includes eight classic Van Morrison songs.
It’s hard to resist a trip down memory lane, and even harder to resist those charming Irish accents, so here’s everything you need to know about where to watch BelfastHow to prepare BelfastStreaming
WHERE TO WATCH BELFASTThis is:
The only way to see is for now BelfastTo go to a cinema. BelfastThe film will be shown in U.S. and U.K theaters on Friday, November 12th. Find tickets in a theatre near you by clicking this link.
After the movie’s theatrical run, you will be able to rent BelfastYou can find them on online platforms such as Amazon Prime, iTunes and YouTube.
WILL BELFAST BE ON HBO MAX?
Number Belfast It is a Focus Features/Universal movie. Therefore, it will not be available on HBO Max for streaming when the movie opens in theaters. While HBO Max—which is owned by Warner Media—has been the streaming home for blockbuster Warner Bros. movies like DuneIt will not be the streaming destination for Universal films like BelfastYou can find it here. While the movie may be on HBO Max someday, it won’t be any time soon.
IS BELFASTON NETFLIX
Number Belfast is not on Netflix, and likely will not be on Netflix any time soon. We are sorry!
WHEN? BELFAST BE STREAMING?
The digital and VOD releases are not scheduled yet. Belfast, it’s hard to say when you’ll be able to stream the Kenneth Branagh movie. That said, you likely won’t have to wait too long.
Belfast is a Universal movie, and previously Universal movies had been released on digital after 17 days in theaters, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The studio has not been following that schedule as consistently as it previously had been—the recent Universal movies Dear Evan Hansen and The card counter both landed on VOD about one month after opening in theaters. Please see the following: BelfastIf you follow a similar trend, the movie can be rented on VOD from mid-to late December.
However, Universal has other movies such as the Aretha Franklin biopic RespectDigitalization was possible after only two weeks in the theaters. But, there are still Universal movies like M. Night Shyamalan’s thriller The OldThis movie took two months to be released on digital.
All this is to say: We don’t know when Belfast will be on VOD. You can watch the film in theaters, or stay tuned for further information.
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