Directed by Sophie Hyde
109 minutes
MA 15+
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Holliday Grainger and Ali Shawkat shine as best friends who live in a haze of drink, drugs and one-night stands, in the hilarious new film by Australian Sophie Hyde (52 Tuesdays).
Laura (Grainger, The BorgiasPatrick Melrose) and Tyler (Shawkat, Arrested DevelopmentBlaze) are entering their 30s but are intent on keeping up the hedonistic lifestyle they've become accustomed to. Utterly confident and fearless, the two friends cut a swathe through Dublin, never letting a responsibility get in the way of a good time. When Laura falls in love with the handsome, and extremely disciplined, classical pianist Jim (Fra Fee), she begins to question her choices, placing strain on the tight bond with Tyler. Adapted from the popular novel by Emma Jane Unsworth, Animals convincingly captures the affection, irritations and nuances of a long and firm friendship as it is forced to change.

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Please note online bookings end Thu 1 August, 5pm. After this time tickets are sold at the venue, subject to availability.
Granger and Shawkat are wonderful together, conveying the depth of a 10-year relationship with affection and honesty.
Kate Erbland, IndieWire
Sophie Hyde's generous free-wheeling film...eschew[s] both strict moral judgement and greeting card sentimentality in its portrayal of two women with a firmer idea of what they don't want in life than what they do.
Guy Lodge, Variety


Sun 4 August
Greater Union Cinemas Wollongong
Past Event Cancel
MA 15+
In English
Sophie Hyde
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