The More You Ignore Me
- Directed by: Keith English
- Cast: Ella Hunt, Sheridan Smith, Mary Addy, Fiona Phillips, Jo Brand
- UK release: 6 July 2018
Alice (Hunt) is a Blackpool teenager struggling to escape from the shadow of her mentally ill mother Gina (Smith). Debut director English fails to hit a consistent tone, and although Smith gives a charismatic performance and Brand (adapting her own novel) clearly knows what she’s talking about, it’s ultimately a bit of disappointment.
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The More You Ignore Me4 Jul 2018
Sheridan Smith is typically impressive in a slightly wobbly comedy drama about mental instability
A woman suffering from schizophrenia discovers the Smiths in an occasionally lively 1980s-set comedy drama, adapted by Jo Brand from her own novel. The former psychiatric nurse is no stranger to the subject matter and her salty wit and knack for…
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