The Levelling

The Levelling
  • 2016
  • UK
  • 1h 23min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Hope Dickson Leach
  • Written by: Hope Dickson Leach
  • Cast: Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton, Jack Holden
  • UK release: 12 May 2017

Following the death of her brother, veterinary student Clover (Kendrick) returns to her flood-damaged family home and her father (Troughton) in denial, living in a caravan. Sombre, deeply moving Dardenne-ish drama set after the 2014 floods, with fine performances, especially from Kendrick.

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The Levelling

8 May 20174 stars

Hope Dickson Leach's impressive debut is a deeply moving slice of rural life

Somerset is transformed into a bleak and unforgiving landscape in The Levelling, the self-penned feature debut of director Hope Dickson Leach. Set after the 2014 floods, it lays bare the damage done to farms, buildings and local communities…

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