WHO’S IN IT?
Kelly Macdonald (No Country For Old Men), Irrfan Khan (Life of Pi), David Denman (The Gift), Bubba Weiler (New Life), Austin Abrams (Paper Towns), Liv Hewson (Before I Fall), Josselyn Wolf (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Marc Turtletaub (Gods Behaving Badly), director, producer; Polly Mann (film debut) and Oren Moverman (The Messenger), writers; Wren Arthur (A Prairie Home Companion), Peter Saraf (Little Miss Sunshine) and Guy Stodel (Bastille Day), producers; Dustin O’Halloran (Lion), composer; Chris Norr (Sinister), cinematographer; Catherine Haight (Afternoon Delight), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Agnes (Macdonald), a put-upon suburban housewife and mother, discovers a talent and passion for solving jigsaw puzzles, which draws her into a new world where she can succeed in ways she never has done until now, and where she makes friends with her new gaming partner Robert (Khan)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
An American remake of the 2010 Argentine film of the same name, Puzzle ensures that the heartwarming story and colourful characters aren’t lost in translation, as does the quietly effective lead performance by Kelly Macdonald.