Misbehaviour is a movie — written and directed by women — about the 1970 Miss World pageant, which crowned the contest’s first ever black winner. The Wikipedia entry about those events describes: racial tensions about, among other things, a black and a white contestant both being allowed to represent South Africa; a bomb going off under a BBC van; loud demonstrators throughout and then Women’s Lib protestors throwing flour bombs at host Bob Hope; and a controversy over the results that led to them showing the vote cards and having to explain the weighted preference voting system (incidentally, Joan Collins was a judge). But the movie’s poster is this:


That looks more like Julian Fellowes wrote a screwball comedy about a beauty pageant.

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