The More You Ignore Me

The More You Ignore Me


You definitely can't choose your family.

British dysfunctional family comedy starring BAFTA nominees Sheridan Smith (TV's Cilla) and Mark Addy (The Full Monty). Written by and co-starring Jo Brand (TV's Getting On).... More

A young, rural England mother (Smith) struggling with mental illness develops an obsession with the local weatherman, which leads to an admission to a psychiatric hospital. Her daughter Alice (Ella Hunt, Anna and the Apocalypse) struggles to relate to her heavily medicated mum, and chaos ensues when she attempts to reconnect with her.Hide

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  • It is a bit rough around the edges at times, with some pretty broad dramatic effects, but the narrative motor keeps humming and the sheer force of sympathy drives it along. Full Review

  • An appealing, bittersweetly funny tale of a Morrissey-mad teenage girl whose life is regularly derailed by her mother's worsening mental state. Full Review

  • Keith English's film of Jo Brand's novel has a typical Brit-flick kind of hokiness, and this limits the poignancy of the heroine's relationship with her mother. Full Review