Flying Blind
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A brilliant aerospace engineer is drawn into a passionate affair with a younger male student while working on a government contract for an aircraft destined for military use. As the contract deadline nears, her doubts about her new lover mount, and she comes to understand the shadowy sides of her professional career and her personal life.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 42%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"As drama, it's thin and unconvincing, but still, more McCrory please."
‑ Cath Clarke, Time Out
"As a love story it tells you a lot, thanks largely to the way McCrory shapes and underlines her part."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"Right the way through to the fence-sitter of an ending, the movie looks like it was written by committee at a screenwriters' seminar."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Sex, suspicion and unmanned drones make for an intriguing mix ..."
‑ Neil Smith, Total Film
"The eroticism and passion are convincing and, for a while, Frankie's naivety is plausible. But the plotting is B-feature stuff ..."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"Some interesting ideas are buried under a barrage of truisms."
‑ Anna Coatman, Little White Lies
"McCrory wears her pain well, as though from a lifetime of accumulated injuries. Disillusioned and weary, she carries the film."
‑ Antonia Quirke, Financial Times
"A tough, compelling thriller touching on race, prejudice and contemporary Britain. Not Blitz, in other words."
‑ David Parkinson, Empire Magazine
"A riveting performance by Helen McCrory holds our attention even if this dramatic thriller suffers from efficient but bland direction and a script that fails to dig very far beneath the surface."
‑ Rich Cline,
"The plot unfolds in politically correct directions, but it requires the leading lady to make idiotic choices throughout, which make no sense in the context of her intelligence."
‑ Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail [UK]
"Flying Blind is worth seeing for a terrific performance from Helen McCrory, but the central relationship lacks chemistry and the script's refusal to flesh out its characters is ultimately frustrating."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"Despite the flaws, Flying Blind is a quietly intriguing little drama and a promising feature debut from shorts filmmaker Klimkiewicz."
‑ Allan Hunter, The List
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