Film Of The Week: Benjamin

MARIA DUARTE recommends a bitter-sweet comedy about love, pretentiousness in the art world and the perils of film-making

SIMON AMSTELL wears his heart on his protagonist’s sleeve in Benjamin.

At a special Q&A screening at the Curzon Soho — where this film within a film was partly shot, a surreal experience — Amstell revealed how he wanted to figure out what was “wrong” with him in his 20s in the film and how it is inspired by former relationships.

It follows rising young film-maker Benjamin (Colin Morgan) as he is thrown into emotional and existential turmoil by a blossoming romance...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-03-14 21:44
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