‘The Party’ Plays Out Digital May 8, Disc May 22

“Magnificent performances”

 – Anna Smith, Time Out

 “A crisp and energetic comedy”

–Jonathan Romney, Screen Daily


Street Date: 5/22/18



A star-studded cast comes together when The Party arrives on Digital May 8 and on DVD and On Demand May 22 from Lionsgate. From Sally Potter, the acclaimed director of Orlando and Ginger & Rosa, the film is the hilarious tale of an intimate gathering of friends that quickly spirals out of control on the heels of an unexpected announcement. Starring Oscar® nominee Patricia Clarkson (Best Actress, Pieces of April, 2003), Emily Mortimer (Shutter Island, Hugo), Golden Globe® nominee Cillian Murphy (Best Actor, Breakfast on Pluto, 2006), Oscar® nominee Kristin Scott Thomas (Best Actress, The English Patient, 1996), and Timothy Spall (Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street), The Party won the Guild Film Prize and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival. The Party DVD will include a “making of” featurette and photo gallery and will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.



An intimate gathering of friends goes haywire when an unexpected announcement sets off a chain reaction exposing secrets, sex, and betrayal within the room…ending with a bang!



  • “A Real House – Making of a Film Set” Featurette
  • Photo Gallery



Patricia Clarkson                    Shutter Island, Pieces of April

Emily Mortimer             Shutter Island, Hugo

Cillian Murphy                          TV’s “Peaky Blinders,” Inception

Kristin Scott Thomas               The English Patient, Darkest Hour

Timothy Spall                           Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


Trailer: https://youtu.be/bFHL6Xc9Pkc


Year of Production: 2018

Title Copyright:  The Party © 2017 Oxwich Media Limited/Adventure Pictures Limited. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Premiere

Rating: R for language and drug use

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Color/B&W: B&W

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: English SDH

Feature Run Time: 71 minutes

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 2.35:1 Presentation

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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