Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

17-year-old Ellie struggles to tell her crush Abbie how she feels in this Australian coming-of-age rom-com. Good thing she has the ghost of Aunt Tara, a lesbian activist who fought for queer rights in the '80s, by her side.

2020Rating: M, Coarse language83 minsAustralia
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Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt) / Reviews

The Australian

The Australian

A generous and engaging movie.

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Metro Weekly

Metro Weekly

Heartfelt performances from a mostly-LGBTQ cast lend the film a sense of immediacy and warmth. The real key to the film’s success, however, is director Zanetti’s compassion and empathy, which allow her to deliver a film that is light-hearted without being dismissive, and poignant without being preachy.

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Screenhub

Screenhub

Zanetti finds humour in how extremely ordinary it is for Ellie to come out in 2020, and how universally awkward teenage crushes remain.

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