• 2020
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • Directed by: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, Miranda Otto, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • UK release: 28 February 2020

Pete (Ferrell) and Billie (Louis-Dreyfus) are a couple whose marriage is tested when, on holiday in Austria, he flees from what he thinks is a deadly avalanche rather than protect his family. Inspired by Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure, it’s more mainstream and accessible but also broader, less sharp and less confident.

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24 Feb 20203 stars

Fitfully funny and visually stunning but ultimately inferior English-language remake of Force Majeure

Downhill is the new comedy-drama from Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Although they co-helmed 2013's familial comedy The Way Way Back with Toni Collette, they're probably better known for scooping Oscars for scripting The Descendants with its director Alexander…

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