Valerian and the City of ... (12A)
France/2017/137mins/12a Dir: Luc Besson With: Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen, Rihanna
In the 28th century, Valerian and Laureline are special operatives charged with maintaining order throughout the human territories. Under assignment from the Minister of Defence, the two embark on a mission to the astonishing city of Alpha-an ever-expanding metropolis where species from all over the universe have converged over centuries to share knowledge, intelligence and cultures with each other. There is a mystery at the centre of Alpha, a dark force which threatens the peaceful existence of the City of a Thousand Planets, and Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe. Based on the ground-breaking comic book series that has inspired a generation of artists and filmmakers this is a visually stunning film from the director of The Fifth Element.