The Souvenir: Part II

The Souvenir: Part II

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Honor Swinton Byrne returns for writer-director Joanna Hogg's follow-up to her critically-acclaimed 2019 destructive relationship drama. Co-stars Tilda Swinton, Richard Ayoade and Charlie Heaton. More

In the aftermath of her tumultuous relationship with a charismatic and manipulative older man, Julie (Byrne) begins to untangle her fraught love for him in making her graduation film, sorting fact from his elaborately constructed fiction. 

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The Souvenir: Part II | Reviews

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

A most unlikely sequel – and absolutely perfect.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

An amazingly luminous self-portrait of the film-maker as a young woman...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

A work of understated warmth, profound emotional complexity, and eminently British dry humour.

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Vulture

Vulture

It's funnier than the original, and looser, too.

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Time Out

Time Out

Searching, leftfield, strange and imaginative - you could call The Souvenir Part II all those things. It's also sensitive and funny.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The Souvenir: Part II is the rare sequel to improve on its terrific predecessor...

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Julie wears out your patience...

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Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Ms. Hogg has outdone herself...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The best kind of sequel, not merely enhancing or deepening its predecessor but also recasting it in a revelatory new light.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

The Souvenir Part II is a more buoyant, funnier film than its predecessor.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A beguilingly meta portrait of the artist as a young woman...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The film, like Julie, is adrift.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

(Byrne) doesn't even seem to be giving a performance, which underscores just how good a performance it actually is.

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

The Souvenir (2019) and its follow-up are among the best autobiographical films ever made...

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The Souvenir: Part II | Release Details

The Souvenir: Part II is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV and Academy On Demand and AroVision.