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Powder Room

Powder Room
  • 2013
  • UK
  • 86 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: MJ Delaney
  • Cast: Sheridan Smith, Jaime Winstone, Kate Nash
  • UK release: 6 December 2013

Over the course of an evening, Sam (Smith) tries to impress some new friends (Nash, Chaplin) at the expense of her older friends, but as the lies mount up, her life begins to unravel. Despite a strong central performance from Smith, it doesn't escape its theatrical origins and the comedy feels forced and obvious.

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Powder Room

11 Dec 20132 stars

Lacklustre comedy set in a women's toilet starring Sheridan Smith, Kate Nash and Oona Chaplin

MJ Delaney’s Powder Room is designed to be an amusing expose of what really goes on in women’s toilets but its wayward plotting and lacklustre comedy mean it has more disappointments than laughs. Based on Rachel Hirons’ 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival…

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