Sometimes Always Never

Sometimes Always Never
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 31min
  • Directed by: Carl Hunter
  • Cast: Bill Nighy, Jenny Agutter, Alice Lowe

Alan (Nighy) is a fastidious widower who joins his son Peter (Riley) at the seaside on family business. Fine performances, including an ever-excellent one from Nighy, can’t quite breathe life into Hunter’s Wes Anderson-ish mannerisms, in this gently melancholic but too studied comedy drama.

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Performance times

Connaught Theatre, Worthing (0.0 miles)

Union Place, Worthing, East Sussex, BN11 3PX
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Mon 16 Sep

  • 11:00

Helmsley Arts Centre, York (0.0 miles)

Meeting House Court, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DW
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Wed 25 Sep

  • 19:30

Kinema in the Woods, Woodhall Spa (0.0 miles)

Coronation Road, Woodhall Spa, England, LN10 6QD
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Thu 19 Sep

  • 11:00

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Sometimes Always Never

10 Jun 20193 stars

Bill Nighy is as excellent as ever in this somewhat self-conscious comedy drama

Between Bill Nighy's fastidious lead and the title's nod to the rules for buttoning up (or not) suit jackets, this gently melancholic comedy drama from debut director Carl Hunter is a mite too fussy for its own good. Though the role of a dryly elegant…

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