Sometimes Always Never
- 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.
Connaught Theatre, Worthing (0.0 miles)
Mon 16 Sep
Helmsley Arts Centre, York (0.0 miles)
Wed 25 Sep
Reviews & features
Sometimes Always Never10 Jun 2019
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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