Parent and child journey through the outskirts of society a decade after a pandemic has wiped out half the world's population. As a father struggles to protect his child, their bond, and the character of humanity, is tested.
Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family.
The title refers to the Sometimes, Always, Never Three-Button Rule. When wearing a suit with three buttons a man should sometimes button the top button, depending on the style of the suit, always button the middle button, and never button the bottom button. See more »
I've been playing you for weeks, haven't I?
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Quaint, quiet, quirky - call it what you will. It wore its heart on its sleeve and didn't pretend to be anything more than it was;- a personal tale about family and the effect of loss on those who remain.
Even without all the crash, boom, bang of a tentpole blockbuster, a movie can still pack a punch. Moreso if it delves into the metaphysical.
Bill Nighy is in top form but so are the supporting cast in less bombastic but crucial ... supporting roles.
Alexei Sayles is surreal!
Heaps of effort has gone into making the visuals of each 'simple' scene pop off the screen.
You appreciate so much more of these modest films when you see them on the big screen. Do yourselves a favour. I laughed quite a bit too.
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