The pair were joined at the opening night of the Belfast Film festival by Dornan’s co-stars Catriona Balfe, Jude Hill, Ciaran Hinds and Lewis McAskie. The film’s writer and director Kenneth Branagh was also in attendance.
The film, which was written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, is a black and white coming of age story set in1960’s Belfast. The semi-autobiographical tale chronicles the life of a working-class family and their young son's childhood during the troubles.
Belfast won the Peoples Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this year.