The Darkest Universe follows world-weary banker Zac on his search for his eccentric sister, Alice, who goes missing while on a narrowboat trip with her new boyfriend. Poignant, funny and thought-provoking in equal measure.
This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
3.5 stars. Through the sheer force of bloody-minded awkwardness manages to communicate something of the experiential truth that being alive is a relentlessly lonely business. I also found Joe Thomas rather lovely and charming here, which is far from usually the case!