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FILM DETAILS
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A Long Way Down

Plot
Four suicidal strangers meet on the same popular leapers’ spot on New Year’s Eve, make a connection, postpone their plans to kill themselves and form their own protective, oddball surrogate family, in an adaptation of a darkly comic Nick Hornby novel.


Verdict
Trivialising despair, it’s a depressing waste of a major cast, and an early bid for mess of the year.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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