The Breaker Upperers

The Breaker Upperers
  • 2018
  • New Zealand
  • Directed by: Madeleine Sami, Jackie Van Beek
  • Cast: Madeleine Sami, Jackie Van Beek, Celia Pacquola, James Rolleston

Mel (Sami) and Jen (Van Beek) run an agency which helps people to break up with their partners by using various fake scenarios. Then Mel falls in love with Jordan (Rolleston), an 18-year-old client. Underneath all the hilarious set pieces, it’s an expertly observed celebration of female friendship and Sami and Van Beek are one of the funniest comedy couples of recent years.

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The Breaker Upperers

11 Oct 20184 stars

LFF 2018: Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami bring personality and warmth to this raucous tale of female friendship

Loud, louche and absolutely hilarious, New Zealand entrepreneurs Jen (Jackie van Beek) and Mel (Madeleine Sami) are one of the funniest and most endearing comedy couples of recent years. That may not be a surprise, when you consider that…

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