The Boy Downstairs (12A)

Zosia Mamet in The Boy Downstairs
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The spirit of Nora Ephron is kept alive in this smart and sassy Manhattan-set relationship drama starring Zosia Mamet (Girls).

A writer returning to New York after a two-year stint in London, Diana (Zosia Mamet) is searching for a new residence. When her friend Gabby (Irvine) hooks her up with a real-estate broker, she lucks out, finding a perfect second-floor apartment in a brownstone building owned by free-spirited widow Amy (Deirdre O’Connell).

However, when Diana spots her downstairs neighbour, it leaves her crestfallen. It’s Ben (Matthew Shear), her ex-boyfriend who broke her heart a few years earlier. Trying to rise above a difficult and painful situation, Diana is left to revisit feelings she thought were long since buried.

US 2017 Dir Sophie Brooks 91 min

This film is F-Rated. The F-Rating is a classification for any film which is directed by a woman, and/or written by a woman.

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