Electricity Reviews

May 31, 2019
Byn Higgins' gritty exploration of a woman consistently betrayed by her own body brings brutal honesty to the subject, eschewing simplicity and singular judgement, (be it good or bad) in favour of a more complex, indeterminate system of empathy.
February 16, 2018
Agyness Deyn... is a revelation, a shining, glinting bolt of lightning, as unsettling and translucent and broken as Daryl Hannah's Pris in Blade Runner.
December 24, 2014
Electricity is worth a watch for the stunning visuals, Agyness Deyn's debut performance and the rare insight into epilepsy.
December 14, 2014
While the narrative may suffer from a few too-cute contrivances, the overall air is heady and engulfing, with Deyn cutting a defiant figure - strong, resilient, irrepressible.
December 13, 2014
Higgins's adaptation of Ray Robinson's much-admired novel establishes a hypnotic rhythm before deftly shifting towards powerful drama.
December 12, 2014
It is very impressively shot by cinematographer Si Bell. Deyn, meanwhile, brings intensity and pathos to her role as the hyper-sensitive but always resilient heroine.
December 12, 2014
Sometimes the elusive quality of charisma that makes a model into a star can work just as well in front of a movie camera as it does before one shooting stills.
December 12, 2014
The film works primarily as a vehicle for Deyn.
December 12, 2014
With an artful aesthetic that will please fans of ambitious independent filmmaking, this British drama struggles to match its lush imagery with an oddly simplistic script.
December 12, 2014
Sparks fail to fly in an original but meandering and uninvolving drama, starring Agyness Deyn as a young woman prone to increasingly dangerous epileptic fits.
December 11, 2014
Model Agyness Deyn makes a spectacular starring debut in this visually impressive, low-budget British tale of a dysfunctional family.
December 11, 2014
Well intentioned but sadly not well acted, this movie is an unhappy combination.
December 11, 2014
Model-turned-actor Agyness Deyn is strange and lovely in a visually innovative and dramatically unexpected tale of personal adventure.
December 11, 2014
Slick but a little superficial in its treatment of its character's challenges. But the actress does good work carrying the dramatic fireworks.
December 11, 2014
A successful marriage of source material, artistic intent and Agyness Deyn.
December 11, 2014
Shoreditch's very own supermodel Agyness Deyn reinvents herself as an actress in this above-bog-standard gritty Brit drama.
December 8, 2014
Instead of treating this illness in the subdued, reverential tones usually reserved for such themes, director Bryn Higgins wisely embraces the jagged edges of Lily's psyche.
December 8, 2014
Deyn shows real spark and is quite fearless in depicting the stark, brutal physicality of epilepsy.
October 15, 2014
Electricity is a true cinematic treat and features a triumphant breakthrough performance from Agyness Deyn.
October 14, 2014
Agyness Deyn shows real spark as the wilful, wounded heroine of offbeat British drama Electricity.