The Journey portrays Paisley, McGuinness
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The Journey: Preview of new film portraying Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness

The world premiere of a film about the friendship forged between former political enemies Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness takes place at the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday night.

Entitled The Journey, the film is a fictional drama based upon the relationship during the Northern Ireland peace process between the veteran politicians from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin.

No release date has been announced for the movie but the film-makers, IM Global, have released a short clip.

Timothy Spall plays Ian Paisley and Colm Meaney plays Martin McGuinness.