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Certificate 15
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Christopher Baker
Kate Fahy
Tom Hiddleston
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Archipelago
The English bourgeois get Bergman'ed


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Archipelago

Plot
Traveling to the Scilly Isles, Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), her brother Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and their mother (Kate Fahey) soon find family tensions coming to the fore as they await the arrival of their father


Verdict
Shot with grace and precision but paced with all the urgency of a Sunday afternoon stroll, Joanna Hogg's Haneke-lite study of an English middle class family is a well-crafted affair elevated by terrific moments.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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