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Nocturnal (2019)

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Laurie, a cynical schoolgirl, builds and nurtures a secret friendship with Pete, an older man who's apparently obsessed with her.

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Nathalie Biancheri

Writers:

Olivia Waring (screenplay by), Nathalie Biancheri (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Sadie Frost ... Jean
Cosmo Jarvis ... Pete
Laurie Kynaston ... Danny
Yasmin Monet Prince ... Annie
Lauren Coe ... Laurie
Amber Jean Rowan ... Jade
Ella-Grace Gregoire ... Ruby
Amy Griffiths ... Suzanne
Jonathan Milshaw Jonathan Milshaw ... Mitch
Patrick Connolly ... Mr. Jenkins
Colin Thompson Colin Thompson ... Christmas Party Goer
Sian Hill ... (voice)
Danny Barr Danny Barr ... Night Clubber
Steven Anthony Steven Anthony ... Drunk nightclub customer
Amanda Vinter Amanda Vinter ... Nightclub customer
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Set on the Yorkshire coast and in a world of greyness that's somewhat typical of realist films focusing on the English working classes, the story, which was written by the director alongside Olivia Waring, follows a developing relationship between two lonely souls and is laced with suspense. Having returned to her single mother's home region after a childhood spent in Ireland, young Laurie (Lauren Coe) struggles to find her place in her new high school. Following a frosty welcome by her classmates, she takes refuge in an intense training routine on the athletics track, and it's here that she comes to the attention of Pete (Cosmo Jarvis), a withdrawn character who makes ends meet by taking on a variety of renovation jobs, and who's right in the middle of splitting up with his girlfriend. The repeated, intense looks he casts Laurie's way fluster her and she ends up accepting to go on a boozy night out with him, without Pete taking advantage of the situation. A strange, platonic ... Written by Cineuropa

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Drama

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Captivating performances from both Cosmo Jarvis and Lauren Coe
13 October 2019 | by thevalkyriesonlineSee all my reviews

Cosmo Jarvis looks like he is about to take over from Tom Hardy as the next big male lead. His large presence in both stature and performance speaks volumes. Nocturnal is an intriguing tale of a friendship between 16 year old Laurie and 33 year old Pete, there is an underlying current to the friendship with a grey area as to why...


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English

Release Date:

18 September 2020 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Yorkshire, England, UK

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$3,915
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