WHO’S IN IT?
Bill Nighy (Love Actually), Sam Riley (Control), Alice Lowe (Prevenge), Jenny Agutter (An American Werewolf in London), Tim McInnerny (Peterloo), Andrew Shim (This Is England), Louis Healy (film debut), John Westley (The Tavern), Ella-Grace Gregoire (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Carl Hunter (film debut), director; Frank Cottrell Boyce (Goodbye Christopher Robin), writer; Roy Boulter (Sunset Song), Alan Latham (Property of the State) and Sol Papadopoulos (A Prayer Before Dawn), producers; Edwyn Collins (film debut) and Sean Read (film debut), composers; Richard Stoddard (That Good Night), cinematographer; Stephen Haren (Just Jim), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Alan (Nighy) is a Merseyside tailor, whose eldest son Michael some years prior stormed out after a particularly heated game of Scrabble, never to return. Desperate to locate him and reconnect, he teams up with his other son Peter (Riley) to search for Michael, mending their own relationship in the process…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Bill Nighy is at his most deadpan in this quiet but effective drama about a man reconnecting with his family, all through the power of Scrabble.