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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Hamish Linklater
Miranda July
Directors
Miranda July
Screenwriters
Miranda July
Running Time
91 minutes

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Miranda July and No-One Else You Know


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Plot
Lookalike couple Sophie (July) and Jason (Linklater) have a relationship crisis when they realise they have 30 days until they are due to adopt a stray cat named Paw-Paw. Venturing out into the world to enjoy their last month of absolute freedom, they each encounter someone who will change their lives more profoundly than the presence of a mere cat.


Verdict
July’s second film, while not quite as perfectly realised as her debut, nimbly avoids the ‘sophomore slump’, providing the curious with another window into her highly idiosyncratic world.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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