Wicked Little Letters15

Directed by Thea Sharrock | UK | 2023 | 1h 40m | Starring Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Timothy Spall, Anjana Vasan, Joanna Scanlan

When the residents of Littlehampton start receiving letters filled with obscenities and hilarious profanity, a lively Irish immigrant is accused of the crime. However, suspecting that something is awry, the locals take it upon themselves to investigate. Based on a true story more bizarre than fiction, Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley star in this uproarious mystery comedy set in 1920s England.

Reviews

‘There’s nothing like two of the finest actresses of their generation waging war against each other.’ 
★★★★
Tom Shone, The Sunday Times

‘The camera looks up to Colman and Buckley in adulation, often allowing their features to seize the entire frame. Here’s a film that understands perfectly well that the two of them are all we need to enjoy ourselves.’ 
★★★★
Clarisse Loughery, The Independent

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