Films: Rebecca Henderson

Appropriate Behavior

  • 4 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Desiree Akhavan
  • Cast: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Scott Adsit
  • UK release: 6 March 2015

Shirin (writer-director Akhavan) is a twentysomething Iranian-American bisexual woman, attempting to get a grip on the aftermath of her breakup with longterm girlfriend Maxine (Henderson). Akhavan's debut feature is an honest, hilarious and beautifully observed look at the things people do to distract themselves from…