‘The Mighty Boosh’ duo Noel Fielding and Julian Barratt have reunited for a model new comedy film which has been amusingly dubbed an ‘anti rom com’. Just as intriguing because it sounds, ‘Brakes’ is chock-full of a number of the most interesting British performing expertise we’ve at present.

Set in London, this darkish comedy follows a set of 9 very totally different {couples} who’re all going by way of some sort of bizarre break-up. As uncommon as the explanations behind their separations are, it is nothing in comparison with what we later uncover about how they met and fell in love within the first place.

It has been directed and written by Mercedes Grower in her filmmaking debut; an actress who beforehand starred alongside ‘Brakes’ solid members Noel Fielding, Julia Davis and John Milroy on 2010 drama ‘Come on Eileen’. She additionally seems within the movie itself because the character Layla. 

What offers the movie it is unconventional edge is that the script relies fully round improvisation, making the comedic moments utterly uncooked and genuine. It’s no shock then that it was nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film on the 2016 Edinburgh International Film Festival.

‘Brakes’ is in theatres now, and likewise stars Martin Hancock from ‘Cradle to Grave’, ‘Doctor Who’ star Paul McGann, Peter Wight from ‘Hot Fuzz’ and ‘Sightseers’ star Steve Oram.



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