Late September
Late September (2012)

Late September takes place over a 24-hour period, in a beautiful Kent house and garden, and follows the course and aftermath of a birthday celebration organised by a middle-aged woman for her husband to whom she has been married for nearly… More

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Genre: Drama
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Much as one wants to root for indie cinema, this just isn't in the same universe as Mike Leigh or Joanna Hogg.

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Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

If the ending is quietly harrowing, it is only because what goes before, so painstakingly put together, gives power to the coming apart of the key characters' lives and dreams.

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David Parkinson
Empire Magazine

A micro-budget Brit flick with an experimental flavour that generates real insights into married life.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

All the dialogue is improvised, which gives the film a raw, honest feeling of actors digging into their shared creations but inevitably engenders a static, theatrical air.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Very much in the Joanna Hogg vein of excruciating bourgeois discord, Jon Sanders's low-budget drama about unhappily married Brits draws plenty of blood.

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Kevin Harley
Total Film

The cast cut into the tough truths of late-life relations. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel it ain't.

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Peter Bradshaw

There is something uncompromising in its pessimism, something that another kind of dramatist or film-maker would have tried to dissolve, or sweeten, or explain away.

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Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

The composition is occasionally so static that one occasionally fears the screen has frozen.

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Jennifer Tate

A delicate study of complex relationships, Late September is a thought-provoking and insightful drama about the deep, underlying problems of a marriage, containing authentic performances from its unknown cast.

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