• 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 25min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Matthew Holness
  • Cast: Sean Harris, Alun Armstrong, Simon Bubb
  • UK release: 26 October 2018

Philip (Harris) is a man who travels back to his childhood home in Norfolk, where he’s terrified of something hidden inside a large leather holdall. Holness’s debut feature is a disturbing and beautifully crafted contemporary fairytale, confronting the impact of neglect and abuse.

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22 Oct 20184 stars

Horrifying, meticulously crafted fairytale from Matthew Holness, starring Sean Harris

From the creator and star of cult 2004 TV series Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, Matthew Holness, comes a disturbing debut feature that recalls the exquisite craft and unnerving rhythm of Bernard Rose's Paperhouse, David Cronenberg's Spider and David…

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