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part of a small rebellion | by maryann johanson

A Long Way Down trailer: the suicide comedy

If anyone can pull this off, as a writer, it’s Nick Hornby. Doesn’t mean the movie based on his novel works, of course, but, as ever, I live in hope.

UK release date: Mar 21 2014
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  • LaSargenta

    Hornby’s pieces dance sooooo close to that twee/sappy/omfg-make-it-stop-cloying edge…

  • I haven’t read any of his books, but I’ve loved the movies based on them.

  • cinderkeys

    Previous adaptations of Hornby novels have deviated from the originals, but in ways that entirely worked. This will be the first based-on-a-Hornby-novel movie where I’ve read the book first, and although I can see the deviations already, I hope they work too.

  • based on real stories….

  • RogerBW

    I’m very much not a fan of Hornby since I made the mistake of reading High Fidelity, but the cast is good, and maybe by now he can actually write women as human beings.

  • Beowulf

    I know I can just go to the IMDB, but who is Imogen Poots, and where have I seen her before?

  • RogerBW

    Tammy in 28 Weeks Later was her breakout role. Since then: Cracks, Centurion, Fright Night, A Late Quartet, many others. I suspect that this is her obligatory big garbage film so that she can be cast in big good films.

  • Danielm80

    She’s in Need for Speed, which MaryAnn just reviewed. I think she plays The Girl.

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