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Adult Life Skills (15)


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. Read more …

The critical consensus

Witty and moving, this is a low-budget Brit triumph that marks its director as a talent to watch.

****(*)Jonathan Pile, Empire Online, 22/06/2016

This tiresomely quirky comedy about a troubled thirtysomething is saved only by a watchable performance from Jodie Whittaker.

**(*)(*)(*)Benjamin Lee, The Guardian, 23/06/2016

Homespun, playful drama about a woman who lives in a shed.

****(*)Wendy Ide, The Observer, 26/06/2016

Where and when?

Cameo, Edinburgh from Friday June 24, 2016, until Thursday June 30, 2016. More info:

Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow from Tuesday July 26, 2016, until Thursday July 28, 2016. More info:

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