Suzy (Froggatt), a British soldier back from active service in Iraq, returns to her home on a Middlesbrough council estate scared by what she's witnessed and struggling to reconnect with her daughter and ex-serviceman husband.
Despite a standout performance by Froggatt, Welsh's attempt to tackle the brutal realities of post-traumatic stress is hampered by over-scripted dialogue and an uncomfortable mid-film shift into thriller mode.
Reviewed by David Parkinson
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