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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Greta Gerwig
Hamish Linklater
Bill Pullman
Zoe Lister Jones
Directors
Daryl Wein
Screenwriters
Zoe Lister Jones
Daryl Wein
Running Time
87 minutes

Lola Versus
Greta Gerwig does fumblecore


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Plot
Dumped on the eve of her wedding and bereft, New Yorker Lola (Gerwig) consoles herself with cheap sex and even cheaper booze. When neither do more than paper over the cracks it falls to her best friend (Lister Jones) to help pull her from her tailspin.


Verdict
Winsome as ever, Gerwig ensures this insubstantial but occasionally charming rom-com is likeable, even if it packs all the punch of a cream puff.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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