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Daphne

Daphne 15 rating

Emily Beecham stars in a powerful character study about a 31-year-old chef who's drifting through her London life, until she witnesses a shocking event…

Drama 2016 87 mins

Director: Peter Mackie Burns

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Overview

Long days. Busy nights. Repeat. Such is the hectic life of 31-year-old chef Daphne (Emily Beecham, in a no-holds-barred performance), who tries to drown out the nagging feeling she’s stuck in a rut. Independent, straightforward and a little hateful, she’s deeply shaken after witnessing an event that causes her to question her worldview. Daphne is a powerful character study, and a portrait of London life that will surely resonate with many.

And Beecham - who's never off-screen throughout - delivers a performance of raw potency - the electric centre of a film that has echoes of Fleabag, Girls and Kenneth Lonergan's Margaret.

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