Powder Room
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A ribald, rowdy exposé of what goes on behind the closed doors of the ladies' toilets, this film is outrageously funny. Pulling back the curtain on a world that remains a mystery to men and is delightfully familiar to women, it has broad appeal and is surprisingly full of heart. Featuring a wide array of weird and wonderful characters, from novice teenaged party girls, to seasoned ravers this is a no-holds-barred look at women's friendships, rivalries and romances in all their infinite variety.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 69%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A frank and fitfully funny look at female friendship"
‑ Anna Smith, Time Out
"Powder Room is designed to be an amusing expose of what really goes on in women's toilets but its wayward plotting and lacklustre comedy mean it has more disappointments than laughs."
‑ Rob Carnevale, The List
"While women in the audience may find resonance in the comical prickliness, this film remains more of a stage play than an actual movie."
‑ Rich Cline, Contactmusic.com
"The plot isn't hugely detached from an EastEnders or Hollyoaks spin-off, but the dialogue is sharp and the performances earnest and convincing."
‑ Rich Phippen, Sky Movies
"It's very funny and very fresh - in more ways than one."
‑ Stella Papamichael, Digital Spy
"The acting is uniformly shocking, the storyline a cliché and there's a dearth of laughs, always a problem when your film is billed as a comedy."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Record [UK]
"Sex, drugs and rock n roll. It's all here. And, best of all, there are no bloody weddings."
‑ Charlotte O'Sullivan, This is London
"Oh, here we go: the semi-inevitable cackhanded British attempt to summon up one-gazillionth of the interest generated by Bridesmaids or Girls."
‑ Mike McCahill, Guardian
"Powder Room harnesses some refreshing female comedic talent, all witnessed by the wise toilet attendant (newcomer Johnnie Fiori) who ends the night on a high, soulful note - much like any Saturday night sing-song in the loo when inhibitions crumble."
‑ Lisa Giles-Keddie, HeyUGuys
"The film's observations on women's rivalries and friendship aren't particularly eye opening and there's not much in the way of a plot, but first-time director MJ Delaney gives the action a vibrant energy that's matched by her appealing cast."
‑ Jason Best, Movie Talk
"Adapted by Rachel Hirons from her own play, it's a fun idea and makes for a vivacious comedy enhanced by strong work from the cast, especially Sheridan Smith as the misbegotten protagonist, Sam, whose life is going nowhere."
‑ Henry Fitzherbert, Daily Express
"An honest and unvarnished night of realisation on the tiles."
‑ Sophie Monks Kaufman, Little White Lies
"First-time director MJ Delaney mixes style with big laughs, and though the film stumbles over the occasional am-dram bum note, Smith balances it all out as the likeable girl next-door."
‑ Josh Winning, Total Film
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