Boy meets girl in CD store. They like the same music. He's a guitarist in a band of 3 and she works in the City of London and is the breadwinner. Is love of the same music enough to keep them together years later?

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Daniel Jerome Gill (as Daniel Gill), Daniel Jerome Gill
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Credited cast:
Tom Riley ... Adrian
Ian Hart
Jessie Cave ... Kerry
Freya Mavor ... Natalie
Steven Mackintosh ... Lenny
Sorcha Cusack ... Mary
Josh Whitehouse ... Liam
Daisy Bevan ... Layla
Will Merrick ... Olly
Caroline Boulton ... Fretful Mother
Matt Milne ... Gus
Tallulah Haddon ... Holly (as Tallulah Rose Haddon)
Lily-Rose Aslandogdu ... Sally Jones
Toby Osmond ... The Vinyl Junkie
Yinka Awoni ... Music Executive
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Storyline

Brought together by their shared love of music, ten years on Liam and Natalie are at breaking point. In their case opposites attract but don't necessarily work long-term. Making the difficult decision to separate, they must split their prized music library. But the sound track that defined their relationship keeps pulling them back together. Written by Serotonin Films

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Sam Claflin was previously attached to this project. See more »

Soundtracks

Sex
Written by Ross Macdonald, Adam Hann, Matthew Healy & George Daniel
Published by Good Soldier Songs Ltd. Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd
Performed by The 1975
Courtesy of Polydor UK Ltd
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd
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Overdramatic
4 June 2020 | by samwise_See all my reviews

There are some things of this film you can enjoy, but for the most part it's just a bit overdramatic.

It could have worked better if they had chosen a lighter style, maybe focusing on the main couple's chemistry in a better way, concentrating on their positive vibes rather than their negativity, which is sometimes too overwelming.

The way Liam acts is not so realistic, in my opinion. I mean, we are in the real world and nobody, even the most desperate musicians/artists, behave and think like he does for most of the screen time.

The confusing timeline was also strange and a little confusing, you have to try better as a director/screenwriter if you wanna base a movie on different times of the same story.

The music was great.

I kind of enjoyed this film, don't get me wrong, but it could have been so much better, and I hate missed opportunities to build a great flick to be remembered.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Modern Life Is Rubbish See more »

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$4,153
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