In cinemas 12 November 2021.

Johnny (David Thewlis) is a frenetic and destructive outsider who tears through the lives of others like an emotional tornado. On the run from Manchester, he seeks sanctuary with his ex-girlfriend Louise (Lesley Sharp) in London, where he immediately targets her vulnerable housemate Sophie (Katrin Cartlidge) with his unique blend of predatory charm.

From there he embarks on a nocturnal odyssey across the city, dragging other disaffected souls into his orbit as he spirals towards his own personal apocalypse. Mike Leigh’s Cannes-winning film is a masterful, controversial and totally unforgettable exploration of society in free-fall at the tail end of Thatcher’s Britain.

Naked has been newly remastered in 4K by the BFI National Archive and screens as the flagship title in a major Mike Leigh retrospective at BFI Southbank.



12 November
BFI Southbank
Glasgow Film Theatre
Home, Manchester + Q&A with Mike Leigh
IFI Dublin
Tyneside Cinema

13 November
BFI Southbank + Q&A with Mike Leigh, Lesley Sharp and Dick Pope (sold out)

21 November
Hyde Park Picture House at Pyramid Theatre, Leeds Universiy Union
Riverside Studios, London

22 November
Genesis, Mile End

27 November
Ciné Lumière, London + Q&A with director Mike Leigh and composer Gary Yershon
Courtyard Hereford


2 December
Kendal Brewery Arts

29 December
Stamford Arts Centre

Naked (1993)

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