- UK / Sweden
- Directed by: Toby MacDonald
- Cast: Alex Lawther, Jonah Hauer-King, Pauline Etienne
- Language: English / French
In an 80s boarding school spin on Cyrano, Amberson (Lawther) agrees to help handsome but dim Winchester (Hauer-King) to write love letters to Agnes (Etienne). Lawther is charming and likeable, and Hauer-King is a real find; good supporting turns and some visual imagination prop up the slightly underwhelming plot.
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Old Boys18 Feb 2019
Alex Lawther stars in this sweet-natured, boarding school-set riff on Cyrano de Bergerac
The increasingly ubiquitous Alex Lawther (The End of the F***ing World, Ghost Stories) stars in this sweet-natured spin on Cyrano de Bergerac, set at an all-boys boarding school in the 1980s. He plays sensitive, awkward scholarship student Amberson, who…
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