An aged, retired Sherlock Holmes, deals with early dementia, as he tries to remember his final case and a woman, the memory of whom still haunts him. He also befriends a fan, the young son of his housekeeper, who wants him to work again.
London: Wednesday 10th June 2015 – Odeon, Kensington, London
New York: Monday 13th July 2015 – Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Directed: Bill Condon
Starring: Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada
- The film was originally titled ‘A Slight Trick of the Mind’, the name of the novel the film is based on. The title was later changed to a simpler ‘Mr. Holmes.’
- Principal photography began 5 July 2014.
- Ian McKellen took a beekeeping course before filming.
- Ian McKellen stated in an interview that his is hesitant to reprise his role for future instalments because he had a very uncomfortable costume.
- The film made $25.7 million at the box office.
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