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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Edward Hogg
Elisa Lasowski
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Steven Robertson
Directors
Tom Shkolnik
Screenwriters
Tom Shkolnik
Running Time
79 minutes

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Plot
Ben (Hogg) works in a call-centre but wants to make it as a stand-up. Between times he hangs out with housemate Elisa (Lasowski) and muddles through the occasional gig. Will his new friend, the more energised Nathan (Stewart-Jarrett), spark a fire in him?


Verdict
Moments of inertia aside, Shkolnik's scriptless film makes a bold attempt to capture the staccato rhythms of life.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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