Harry Styles and the cast of my cop A standing ovation for their performances following the film’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Directed by Michael Grandage and starring Styles, Emma Corrin and David Dawson, the historical drama follows the secret and illicit romance between a police officer and a museum curator in 1950s Brighton.
It was shown on TIFF on Sunday (September 11) and received a standing ovation from the audience.
The film also received the Ensemble Award, which Styles accepted on behalf of the cast and crew.
“Thank you everyone here, on behalf of all of us, for this wonderful, wonderful award,” Styles said. “We all loved working on this film. And we hope you like it.”
The reception of this film follows the public promotion of don’t worry darling last week, which included bizarre allegations that Styles spat on co-star Chris Pine at the Venice Film Festival.
Styles has previously spoken out about the depiction of sex between men my cop. In conversation with Rolling StoneHe remarked, “So much of the gay sex in the movie is two guys going after it and it kind of takes the tenderness out of it.
“I would imagine there will be some people watching it who were very much alive during that time when it was illegal to be gay, and [Director Michael Grandage] wanted to show that it is tender and loving and sensitive.”
my cop hits theaters on October 21, followed by a Prime Video launch on November 4.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/harry-style-my-policeman-standing-ovation-b2165124.html My Policeman cast gets a standing ovation at the Toronto premiere