Strawberry Fields review

Drawing inspiration from films like Katalin Varga , A Streetcar Named Desire and My Summer Of Love , Frances Lea’s tale of two sisters sees flaky Gillian (Anna Madeley) and headcase Emily (Christine Bottomley) compete for the affections of rugged, strawberry-picking farmhand Kev (Emun Elliott) against a bucolic Kent backdrop during one sizzling summer.

Made for £100,000 via Film London’s Microwave Scheme, its simplicity is both effective and deceptive–a testament to the script’s intelligence and to the actors’ beguiling (if slightly histrionic) performances.

Attuned to the beauty of the rustic setting and the tensions bubbling beneath it, Dave Miller’s handheld visuals are an additional boon.

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