WHO’S IN IT?
Holliday Grainger (The Riot Club), Alia Shawkat (Green Room), Fra Fee (Les Misérables), Dermot Murphy (Bohemian Rhapsody), Amy Molloy (Black Ice), Kwaku Fortune (Kissing Candice), Olwen Fouéré (Beast), Pat Shortt (The Guard)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays), director, producer; Emma Jane Unsworth (film debut), writer; Sarah Brocklehurst (Black Pond), Cormac Fox (King of the Travellers) and Rebecca Summerton (Sam Klemke’s Time Machine), producers; Zoë Barry (The Infinite Man) and Jed Palmer (Upgrade), composers; Bryan Mason (Life in Movement), cinematographer, editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Laura (Grainger), a struggling writer, and Tyler (Shawkat), an American estranged from her family, are two best friends who live a heavy lifestyle in Dublin that’s full of booze, drugs and sex. Their relationship is tested, though, when certain developments in their lives cause them to reassess their priorities…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A crowd-pleasing look at female friendships, Animals benefits greatly from the winning chemistry between Holliday Grainger and Alia Shawkat.