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Anthropoid is a 2016 UK-French-Czech historical thriller film directed and co-written by Sean Ellis, which stars Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan and Toby Jones. It tells the story of Operation Anthropoid, the World War II assassination of Reinhard Heydrich by exile Czechoslovak soldiers on 27 May 1942.

It is released into UK cinemas on Friday 9 September, and director Sean Ellis will be making a special appearance in Worthing at the Connaught Cinema for their 6pm screening, where he will be giving a post film question and answer session. Oscar nominated Sean, who was born in Brighton, has won 16 awards in film including Best Director in the British Independent film awards and Best British Screenplay from the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.

James Tully, Film Officer for Connaught Cinema says “It’s a privilege to have such an acclaimed film maker, who is the heart and soul of this latest release, visit our cinema in Worthing. I can’t wait to hear the fascinating insights he will reveal to myself and our audiences on the evening and I hope our film fans can make it for this rare event”

Tickets are now available to book for the screening of Anthropoid and the Q&A with Sean Ellis is a free addition to standard tickets purchased. To purchase or find out more information, visit

Anthropoid (15) – With Q&A from Director Sean Ellis
Date:     Friday 9 September 2016
Time:   6:00pm
Venue: Connaught Cinema, Union Place, Worthing, BN11 1LG
Price:   £7, Senior/Students £6
Box office: 01903 206 206 or online at

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