Wreckers (2011)




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A family is abruptly confronted with ugly side of their history in this independent drama from Great Britain. David (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dawn (Claire Foy) are a couple who have moved from the city to a small rural community in Kent, where David lived as a boy. David enjoys his new job (which occupies much of his time) and the serenity of the countryside, but Dawn is less enamored with her new career as a housewife, and she's becoming frustrated with their unsuccessful efforts to have a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: Dr. Ron Hood
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Critic Reviews for Wreckers

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (2)

[A] low-key, high-tension British indie drama...

Full Review… | December 13, 2011
Time Out
Top Critic

D.R. Hood's intriguing, well-acted debut draws shifting lines of conflict ... before losing steam in the third act.

Full Review… | November 11, 2011
Top Critic

It's a promising film.

Full Review… | December 18, 2011
Observer [UK]

For her debut feature, British film-maker Dictynna Hood has created a brooding drama of rural disquiet and sexual tension.

Full Review… | December 15, 2011

Wreckers blends spells of sheer, watching-paint-dry tedium with sparkier inter-sibling stuff and the odd bout of rural rumpy-pumpy.

Full Review… | December 15, 2011
Radio Times

In a year already stacked with accomplished British debuts, DR Hood's smart, engrossing and well-acted Wreckers deserves to be more than a footnote.

Full Review… | December 15, 2011
Daily Telegraph

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Daniel Parsons

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Everybody is just so horrible to each other I had a hard time finding anything redeeming... would have been more interesting if it was just about the relationship between the brothers, the whole baby story line really turned me off.

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