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Sunshine Cleaning

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Sunshine Cleaning

Last chance to see Christine Jeffs’ darkly humorous tale of blood, guts and familial bonds at the cinema. Amy Adams and Emily Blunt star as crime scene-cleaning sisters.

GFT, Glasgow, Mon 17–Wed 19 Aug.

Sunshine Cleaning

  • 3 stars
  • 2008
  • US
  • 91 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Christine Jeffs
  • Written by: Megan Holley
  • Cast: Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Jason Spevack, Mary Lynn Rajskub, with Steve Zahn, and Alan Arkin

Two sisters (Adams and Blunt) set up a business to disinfect crime scenes in this small town tragicomedy. A solid if unexceptional script by first time writer Megan Holley offers fodder for some well-tuned performances but the devil is in the details, with the bile and blood being too icky to generate laughs and a subplot…

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