Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim – an ambitious pianist who surprisingly decides to go teetotal.
"Writer Emma Jane Unsworth adapts her 2014 novel, moving the action from Manchester to Dublin. Party animal Laura (Holliday Grainger) has spent the past decade trying to become a writer (she’s written 10 pages in 10 years)."
"Emma Jane Unsworth has adapted her 2014 novel for the screen and the resulting movie, directed by the Australian film-maker Sophie Hyde, is flawed but interesting, kept upright by the steely core of Holliday Grainger’s performance. It’s an unexpectedly subdued film about the mortality of friendships and relationships, and there is also, as with so many other semi-autobiographical fictions, a subsidiary pleasure in wondering which elements are based on truth."