Rent Benjamin (2018)

3.1 of 5 from 108 ratings
1h 22min
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Synopsis:
Adding the finishing touches to his difficult second feature, rising star Benjamin (Colin Morgan) has been too long in the edit. Filled with self-doubt, he wastes his nights watching meditation videos on YouTube with tubs of ice cream and a cat for company. With the film's premiere at the London Film Festival looming, encouraged by his best friend Stephen (Joel Fry) and deranged publicist Billie (Jessica Raine), Benjamin is introduced to a mesmeric French singer called Noah (Phenix Brossard). As they brave the boundless obstacles of Benjamin's anxious mind, the pair slowly allow themselves, and each other, to love.
With original music from James Bighton and nuanced performances from its young cast, Simon Amstell's debut feature is a bittersweet comedy about feeding isolated and struggling for connection.
Actors:
, , , , Robin Peters, , , , , , , Naomi Soneye-Thomas, , Silas Wyatt-Barke, , , , , , Simon Mayo
Directors:
Producers:
Alexandra Breede, Dominic Dromgoole, Louise Simpson
Writers:
Simon Amstell
Studio:
Verve Pictures
Genres:
British Films, Comedy, Romance
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
12/08/2019
Run Time:
82 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour

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Reviews (2) of Benjamin

Genre - Comedy, No Way - Benjamin review by AA

Spoiler Alert
31/10/2019

one of the dullest, most boring film, I have had to watch in years, a complete waste of a rental.  After about the first 15 minutes I was finding it very hard to stay focused to what I was supposed to be watching, was so lamentable!

2 out of 3 members found this review helpful.

Comedy ! Really?? - Benjamin review by CY

Spoiler Alert
07/11/2019

Very dull. Wasted half an hour waiting for a laugh then gave up and watched an episode of World on fire, a laugh a minute by comparison.

1 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

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