Pathé has debuted the very first look image at the upcoming Misbehaviour, a new comedy set around the 1970 Miss World contest. The film revolves around the true story behind the disruption of the 1970 Miss World contest by the newly-formed Women’s Liberation Movement. 

Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Miss Grenada, Jennifer Hosten in MISBEHAVIOUR / Pathé UK

The first still to be released by the production is of Gugu Mbatha-Raw in the role of Miss Grenada, Jennifer Hosten, who was the first black woman to win the Miss World title.

Alongside the previously announced ensemble (Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley, Greg Kinnear, Lesley Manville, Keeley Hawes, Rhys Ifans and Phyllis Logan), additional cast joining the production included Suki Waterhouse, Clara Rosager, Loreece Harrison, Emma Corin, Lily Newmark, Emma D’Arcy, Ruby Bentall and Alexa Davies.

Here’s the official synopsis:

In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope.  At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers.  Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly-formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada – the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.

Misbehaviour will arrive in cinemas on a date TBC. Check out the new image above.