Belfast is an Irish based coming-of-age drama film directed, written, and co-produced by Kenneth Branagh along with Laura Berwick, Tamar Thomas, and Becca Kovacik under Northern Ireland Screen and TKBC studios. The film was first released at the 48thTelluride, Colorado Film Festival on 2 Sep 2021 and within a few weeks, it won the People’s Choice Award at the 2021 Toronto Film Festival. After that, the film was released in the USA on 12 Nov 2021 by Focus Features. However, the movie premiered on 21 January 2022 inside UK and Ireland under the distribution of Universal Pictures.
Is Belfast on Netflix?
Unfortunately, Belfast is not streaming in the giant library of Netflix right now but there are various similar films that you can watch on the same platform like The Half of It, Moxie, Enola Holmes, Almost Famous, The Edge of Seventeen, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Tribes of Europa, All The Bright Places, Four Good Days, etc.
Is Belfast on Amazon Prime?
Yes, you can watch the coming of age movie by renting or purchasing from the streaming network. Even though, the film is not included in the regular subscription plan of Prime Video, it is still listed in the VOD section. Moreover, you can watch several other films as Chemical Hearts, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, Moonfall(rent/purchase), The Tender Bar, Mean Girls, etc. on the same platform.
Where to watch the movie Belfast?
Inside the United States, the movie is available to purchase rent from Apple TV(Coda), Amazon Prime, VUDU, Redbox, YouTube Movies, and Spectrum. Apple TV seems to be the best streaming network to watch Belfast online as it is streaming the film in 4k quality at $5.99. UK viewers can watch the watch the movie at home on Virgin TV Go as it is included in their subscription plan. Cineplex is the cheapest streaming option to watch Belfast online inside Canada as it is providing the movie on rent at just $4.99.
The True Story of Belfast
Belfast is heavily inspired from the real life events of director Kenneth Branagh and the Buddy is the fictional version of him. It is based on the true events that forces his Protestant working class family to leave Northern Ireland. However, the film is not completely true as some scenes were purely dramatic. The movie follow a young boy’s childhood in Belfast, Northern Ireland before and after the beginning of The Troubles in 1969.