Misbehavior is set in London in 1970 when Miss World, then the most-watched TV show on the planet with more than 100 million viewers and hosted by Bob Hope, descended on the city.
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 favorite 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.
Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jessie Buckley costar.