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.