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50 Shades of Hey Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson reunite at Telluride Film Festival

Jamie was attending the festival to promote his latest film Belfast, which was directed by Kenneth Branagh and also stars Dame Judi Dench and Catriona Balfe.

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Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson starred in the film adaptations (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson starred in the film adaptations (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson starred in the film adaptations (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson had a Fifty Shades of Grey reunion at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival in Colorado over the weekend.

The actors, who famously played Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the franchise, had not been pictured together since the premiere of the trilogy’s final film in February 2018.

The Holywood man and the Hollywood woman were spotted attending the Film Festival separately, but bumped into each other on Monday where they posed for a photograph together.

The 39-year-old Northern Irish star was also seen chatting to Spider-Man's Kirsten Dunst and actor Matt Dillon.

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Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan arriving for the Fifty Shades Darker European Premiere held at Odeon Leicester Square, London (PA)

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan arriving for the Fifty Shades Darker European Premiere held at Odeon Leicester Square, London (PA)

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan arriving for the Fifty Shades Darker European Premiere held at Odeon Leicester Square, London (PA)

Jamie was attending the festival to promote his latest film Belfast, which was directed by Kenneth Branagh and also stars Dame Judi Dench and Catriona Balfe.

The semi-autobiographical drama tells the story of Buddy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, who is living in 1960s Belfast.

While Belfast was mostly met with praise from critics, the Hollywood Reporter suggested that the film should come with subtitles as the actor’s accents are “difficult to understand.”

“Most of the story is told through Buddy’s eyes, and young Hill is a marvellous camera subject,” the review said.

“Unfortunately, he also speaks in a thick Irish brogue that is not always easy for American ears to comprehend. Some of the other actors are equally difficult to understand.

“This is a movie that definitely would benefit from subtitles.”

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Jamie Dornan (r) plays 'Pa' in the film with Jude Hill (l) who plays 'Buddy'

Jamie Dornan (r) plays 'Pa' in the film with Jude Hill (l) who plays 'Buddy'

Jamie Dornan (r) plays 'Pa' in the film with Jude Hill (l) who plays 'Buddy'

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Scriptwriter Ewen Glass argued that he thought the accents were authentic and appropriate.

He also praised Branagh for making the movie and bringing the story of Belfast to the big screen.

“I watched the trailer and found it quite emotional,” the Ballymoney man said. “It’s brilliant that Branagh is revisiting his roots and to adulterate such a personal story by using more middle class or posh accents, would have been to do it a great disservice.

“Hollywood is not au fait with working class accents, but it should be. It’s exposed to lots of different accents and I dare say would understand a posh Irish accent easily enough.

“Belfast doesn’t have to come with subtitles. Five minutes in, you get a feel for an accent, no matter where it is from. It’s about being willing to get on board and engage.”

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