The Boy Downstairs
- 1h 29min
- Directed by: Sophie Brooks
- Cast: Zosia Mamet, Matthew Shear, Deirdre O'Connell
- UK release: 8 June 2018
Diana (Mamet), an aspiring writer, returns from a European sabbatical and finds that former boyfriend Ben (Shear) is living in the basement flat of her apartment block. A winsome wisp of a romance, likeable and naturalistic enough but lacking in substance, sharp wit or comic highpoints.
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The Boy Downstairs4 Jun 2018
Zosia Mamet stars in a likeable but inconsequential romantic drama from writer-director Sophie Brooks
Love requires endless second chances in The Boy Downstairs, a winsome wisp of a debut from writer-director Sophie Brooks. There are distant echoes of Annie Hall and vague hints of the influence of Greta Gerwig or Lena Dunham in the very low-key story of…
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