Adult Life Skills

Adult Life Skills
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 1h 36min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rachel Tunnard
  • Cast: Jodie Whittaker, Lorraine Ashbourne, Brett Goldstein
  • UK release: 24 June 2016

Anna (Whittaker) is a filmmaker bereft after the death of her twin and creative partner Billy (Hogg), and who now lives in her mother's garden shed. It's a shrewd, sweary, polished rib-tickler as well as a credible, intimate study of grief, and although Goldstein is adorable as Anna's admirer, romance for once takes a welcome backseat.

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Adult Life Skills

15 Jun 20164 stars

EIFF 2016: Rachel Tunnard’s witty and emotionally authentic debut boasts bags of character

A ‘life sucks’ comedy bobbing along on an undercurrent of palpable pain, what might at first seem overzealously quirky, quickly reveals itself to be something rather special. Adult Life Skills belies its homemade, careworn feel to present both a…

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