Little Joe

Little Joe
  • 2019
  • Austria / UK / Germany
  • Directed by: Jessica Hausner
  • Cast: Emily Beecham, Kit Connor, Kerry Fox, Ben Whishaw

Alice (Beecham) is a single mum and scientist struggling with guilt for wanting to spend more time at the lab than with her teenage son (Connor). Eye-catching sci-fi from Austrian director Hausner, concerning familial bonds, companionship and mental health; a confrontational and chilling brainteaser.

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Little Joe

20 May 20194 stars

Cannes 2019: Eye-catching, botanically themed sci-fi from Jessica Hausner that keeps you guessing

Balancing work and motherhood is one of the many dilemmas single mum and scientist Alice (Emily Beecham) is facing. She's speaking to a therapist about it, but is struggling with severe guilt for wanting to spend more time at the lab than with her…

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