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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Peter Howitt
Saffron Burrows
Sean Pertwee
Rachael Stirling
Directors
Peter Howitt
Screenwriters
Peter Howitt
Running Time
109 minutes

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Plot
Noah Arkwright (Howitt) is a British film director with a drink and drug problem. As he prepares to go into rehab, the film flashes back and forth through the formative moments of his adult life, including his diagnosis of cancer and his marriage to cellist Clare Mattheson (Burrows).


Verdict
A variable tone and a flashback-heavy structure make this drama as confused as its protagonist, but it’s still a fleetingly funny and ultimately affecting watch.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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