The Face of an Angel

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The Face of an Angel
The Face of an Angel.jpg
Directed by Michael Winterbottom
Produced by Melissa Parmenter
Screenplay by Paul Viragh
Based on Angel Face
by Barbie Latza Nadeau
Distributed by Soda Pictures
Release date
  • 6 September 2014 (2014-09-06) (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • 27 March 2015 (2015-03-27)
Running time
101 minutes[1]
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain
Language English

The Face of an Angel is a 2014 British psychological thriller film directed by Michael Winterbottom and written by Paul Viragh, inspired by the book Angel Face, drawn from crime coverage by Newsweek/Daily Beast writer Barbie Latza Nadeau. The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Daniel Brühl, and Cara Delevingne.

The film is based on the real-life story of the murder of Meredith Kercher in 2007.



On 6 September 2013, Daniel Brühl joined the adaptation film of Angel Face to lead the cast.[2] On 10 October 2013, Cara Delevingne joined the cast of the film.[4] On 14 October 2013, Kate Beckinsale was set to join the drama film.[3]

Principal photography began in mid-November 2013 in Italy.[5] On 3 February 2014, WestEnd Films showed the first promo-reel to the buyers at European Film Market in Berlin International Film Festival, when the film was in post-production.[6]

Movie Trivia The film title soundtrack was taken from the hit single by The Glitter Band Angel Face, Face of an angel)


The film received negative reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a 37% rating based on 46 reviews.[7]


  1. ^ "THE FACE OF AN ANGEL (15)". British Board of Film Classification. 6 February 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Mitchell, Wendy (7 September 2013). "Daniel Bruhl leads Winterbottom’s Angel". Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Fleming Jr, Mike (14 October 2013). "Kate Beckinsale Joins Michael Winterbottom’s ‘The Face Of An Angel’". Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Mitzeliotis, Katrina (10 October 2013). "Cara Delevingne Starring In Amanda Knox Movie, ‘The Face Of An Angel’". Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  5. ^ Kemp, Stuart (8 November 2013). "Michael Winterbottom's 'The Face of an Angel' Begins Shoot". Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Barraclough, Leo (3 February 2014). "Exclusive First Look at Amanda Knox-Inspired ‘The Face of an Angel’". Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "The Face of an Angel". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 

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