Ray & Liz
First screened in July 2019
Director: Richard Billingham. Cast: Patrick Romer, Ella Smith, Justin Salinger, Deirdre Kelly, Joshua Millard-Lloyd, Richard Ashton, Jacob Tuton, Tony Way, Sam Plant, Callum Slater, Jamie-Lee Beacher, Michelle Bonnard, Sam Dodd, James Eeles, Sam Gittins, James Hinton, Andrew Jefferson-Tierney. Screenplay: Richard Billingham. Twitter Capsule:
Framing and structure recall early Lynne Ramsay. Spirit is practically Turin Horse. Deeper, stranger, sadder as it goes.
Not the first time we've seen the tradition of English domestic realism reworked for different poetic effects, but an especially striking, surprising example.