MILLIE LIES LOW (MIFF 2022) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

Inspired by first-time feature filmmaker Michelle Savill herself having missed an important, career-making international flight to France where she fleetingly wondered if she could just fake it until she made it, Millie Lies Low is a low-key exercise in embarrassment humor as we follow it’s protagonist from one cringe-inducing encounter to another. An enjoyable although not necessarily deeply probing film, Millie Lies Low is a charming but perhaps not exactly memorable way to kill an hour and a half or so.

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