Screened in December 2011
Director: Paddy Considine. Cast: Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, Samuel Bottomley, Ned Dennehy, Sally Carman, Paul Popplewell, Sian Breckin, Robert Haythorne, Jag Sanghera. Screenplay: Paddy Considine.
Twitter Capsule: Generic beats, typecast men, and some narrative extremities dull its impact. But impact it has, especially via Colman.

Photo © 2011 Strand Releasing/Film Four
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Sundance Film Festival: Best Director, World Cinema (Dramatic); Special Jury Prize for Acting (Colman and Mullan)
British Independent Film Awards: Best Picture; Best Actress (Colman); Best Debut Director
Chicago International Film Festival: Best Actress (Colman)
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best British Debut (Paddy Considine, director, and Diarmid Scrimshaw, producer)
Satellite Awards: Best First Film

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