SHE IS LOVE – Review by Rachel West

Writer-director Jamie Adams’ She Is Love is a directionless drama that squanders any potential it might have had. Failing to say anything new or even interesting despite the casting of capable actors Sam Riley and Hayley Bennett in the lead roles, the film feels like a limp improv study with barely enough going on to warrant its scant 82-minute runtime. The premise is promising: Patricia arrives at a country hotel in Cornwall to discover that her estranged ex-husband lives there, acting as the hotel manager. Having not seen one another in a decade, there are myriad ways the two former flames need to catch up, potentially setting up a multitude of directions this story could take. Unfortunately, the path it chooses is the least interesting.

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