The bright young things of London’s social elite lead an existence as languorous and lavish as it is self-destructive. At the center is Alice, a stunning ex-model unable to keep up with the high standards of living her peers feverishly chase.
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Ambitious in both the direction and editing, Lotus Eaters presents a world of youth, rich, spoilt and bored, where manipulation is a form of sport and self destruction seems inevitable. It resonates strongly with the character-world of Sophie Coppola's 'The Bling Ring' minus the crime but comes across artier in approach. 3 stars