HURT BY PARADISE – Review by April Neale

Star, writer and director Greta Bellamacina has made a lengthy, pretty film, Hurt By Paradise, that accomplishes two things. It will make the well traveled viewer miss London terribly, especially the glorious spring and summer months. It also reminds the viewer how important it is to have a close female friend at the ready, one who is always there for you.

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ETERNAL BEAUTY – Review by Sarah Ward

Sally Hawkins is one of the finest and most compelling talents currently gracing our screens. And, as demonstrated in Maudie and now Eternal Beauty as well, she’s one of the most quietly, touchingly expressive performers that audiences presently have the pleasure of watching — especially when it comes to characters who aren’t being afforded a voice, a path or their own sense of agency by the world around them.

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EDIE – Review by Sheila Roberts

It’s never too late to embark on an exciting adventure to fulfill a lifelong dream, even if it means taking a few risks along the way. In Simon Hunter’s inspiring Edie, Edith Moore (Sheila Hancock) regrets not climbing Mt. Suilven in the Scottish Highlands after her Dad proposed they do it many decades ago but her authoritarian husband disapproved.

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