Brilliant story, nicely paced towards the end. I never knew Anna Friel could act and be believable in being a complete bitch. Story of a co-dependent friendship that lasted longer than it needed to. Beautifully shot but some editing weirdness. Costume excellent, felt like I was really living through the seventies and eighties with these guys and how many cigarettes were smoked during filming?
I love that this is about friendship and the complexities that surround it when your lives are so intertwined. This film explores it well and while there are love interests, I felt it really wasn't about the romance at all. More on how they reflected on Marina and Holly. Watch it.
I thought this one was excellent. The story moves along fast enough and retains this throughout - not just at the beginning. Also I believe this is quite truthful about how friendships can be - I'm sure a lot of people will recognize themselves in this to some degree. Some characters are recognisable types. I'm looking for a subtitled version to gift to my mum now. Might watch it with her - for the second time.
Pretty boring. Some nice frames but inconsistent so the style seems random. The actors are great but we get swept along with the epic span of the film and there is no time to breath and connect with the characters' experiences. Seems like the smallest world ever.
This captures an element of female friendship that's rarely seen in film and for that I was close to loving it. However, while I could forgive a few clichés, the naff ending was disappointing. It felt compromised in its well observed portrayal of a interesting friendship to include a cheesy chic flick/love story element, perhaps to be more marketable to a mainstream audience.