First screened in October 2008 / Most recently screened in December 2014
Director: Joanna Hogg. Cast: Kathryn Worth, Tom Hiddleston, Mary Roscoe, Michael Hadley, Harry Kershaw, Emma Hiddleston, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, David Rintoul, Giovanna Mennell, Benedetto Fiorentini. Screenplay: Joanna Hogg.

Twitter Capsule: Remarkable document of loneliness, all the more so for not being maudlin. Also sharp as heck on family. Worth a marvel.

VOR:   Amazingly assured for a debut. Should intimidate others who litter similar territory with more clichés. Note formal economy: mosaic structure of self-contained, carefully timed impressions.

Photo © 2007 New Wave Films, © 2014 Kino Lorber Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A

(in October 2008: B+; in June 2014: A–)

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