George and Amal Clooney have dazzled at the Catch 22 premiere in London.
The couple attended with a host of famous faces at the premiere, held at London’s Vue Cinema Westfield.
Clooney said the moment is right for his Catch 22 adaptation because the world is facing a “pretty absurd time”.
The Hollywood actor stars in, produced and partially directed the TV version of Joseph Heller’s novel, which is set during the Second World War and follows a US airman as his attempts to escape battle are thwarted by a sinister bureaucratic rule.
Speaking at the premiere in London, Clooney said: “There’s never really a bad time to talk about the absurdity of war and there is never a bad time to talk about trying to beat the system, because the system pretty much always wins and I think most people feel that way.
“I also feel like we are facing a pretty absurd time in our lives – all of us, every country around the world right now.”
“So I think any time we are able to laugh about it and remind ourselves that these things are temporary, it’s probably a good thing to do,” he added.
Clooney continued: “I think it’s always good to remind ourselves that war actually does cost the lives of a lot of young people.
“Old people make decisions and young people die”.
“I think that’s always good to remind ourselves that that’s what we see ourselves building up, and focusing on Iran right now… It’s good to remind ourselves that these things aren’t simple and that they actually cost peoples lives.”
The six-episode mini-series will air on Channel 4 in the UK.
The premiere was held at VUE Cinema Westfield, London.
Amal Clooney wore a dress by RALPH & RUSSO
Fall Couture 2017
Abel satin pumps
With gold rosa art deco chandelier earrings
Make up and hair by CHARLOTTE TILBURY and MIGUEL MARTIN PEREZ