Skeletons ()

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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Zwickel
Seattle Times

A warmhearted, quietly ambitious film.

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Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

Since the mannered storytelling never really draws us in, we're too often left to contemplate the film's oddity instead of its emotional conflicts.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Writer/director Nick Whitfield is clearly a talent to watch.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

A leftfield comedy of the mundane with a sci-fi edge, 'Skeletons' doesn't quite know what to do with its bold ideas.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

This surreal and quirky British comedy-drama benefits from strongly resonant performances that help us go along with the absurdist plot.

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Alistair Harkness

A fairly solid debut, a decent calling card for Whitfield - it will be interesting to see what he does next - and a welcome signal that the British film industry isn't completely bereft of ideas.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

It's decidedly low budget, but sufficiently inventive enough to have won the Michael Powell prize for being the best of British at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

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Anton Bitel

with its pitch-perfect performances, surreal streak of humour, strong sense of place and poignant notes of melancholy, it might just be the finest cult film to have come from Britain since Withnail and I (1987).

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Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

This primitive effort needed much more work on the screenplay, a director with some grasp of pace, and a budget that could have done justice to its ideas.

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