Annette bening is overjoyed approximately her modern movie – and a big reason for that is because she receives to showcase a real-lifestyles story of role reversal not frequently featured on the huge screen.

Bening plays fading hollywood starlet gloria grahame, who embarks on a romance with a much more youthful british actor, performed with the aid of jamie bell, in movie stars don’t die in liverpool.

Grahame changed into a massive name in her heyday, starring in movies such as oklahoma!, it’s a amazing lifestyles and triumphing an oscar for the awful and the lovely in 1953.

The film is based totally at the memoir of peter turner (bell) and has been delivered to existence with the help of bond producer, barbara broccoli, who knew peter and gloria after they had been collectively.

Bening says playing an older woman in a dating with a more youthful man turned into fresh.

“it become awesome. When I started out (performing) when i was 30-something, i used to be constantly playing along men who were plenty older than i used to be – robert de niro, harrison ford, my husband (warren beatty). Terrific actors, i’m no longer complaining, i cherished it – however that is the norm and to be able to have it grew to become the other manner, in a way that’s loving and sophisticated [was great].”