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Black Mountain Poets

Black Mountain Poets
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 90 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jamie Adams
  • Cast: Alice Lowe, Dolly Wells, Tom Cullen, Rosa Robson, Richard Elis, Laura Patch
  • UK release: 1 April 2016

When con artist sisters Lisa (Lowe) and Claire (Wells) find themselves in an isolated poetry retreat in Wales, they pass themselves off as the celebrated Wilding Sisters. Hilarious and moving study of sisterhood, with a knowing script augmented by razor-sharp improvisation from a brilliant cast; Lowe and Wells are exceptional.

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Black Mountain Poets

28 Mar 20164 stars

Jamie Adams directs Alice Lowe and Dolly Wells in a compassionate comedy

When we first meet con artist sisters Lisa (Alice Lowe) and Claire (Dolly Wells) they are – somewhat unsuccessfully – attempting to steal a JCB. Fleeing the scene, they end up at an isolated poetry retreat in the heart of Wales’ Black Mountains, where…

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