Wild Rose (2018)
First screened in June 2019
Director: Tom Harper. Cast: Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo, Daisy Littlefield, Adam Mitchell, Jamie Sives, Ryan Kerr, Nicole Kerr, Maureen Carr, James Harkness, Louise Mccarthy, Doreen McGillivray, Mark Hagen, Bob Harris, Kacey Musgraves. Screenplay: Nicole Taylor.

Twitter Capsule: Tepid at heart. Just didn't buy Buckley. Bummer script, save some intriguing late turns; richest story points unexplored.

VOR:   The decisions, thought-process, and social positioning of the Okonedo character intrigue much more than the deeply familiar plot in the foreground.

Photo © 2018 Fable Pictures/BFI Film Fund/Film4/Creative Scotland, © 2019 Neon

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

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