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The More You Ignore Me (2018)

15 04/13/2018 (GB) Comedy 1h 30m
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You definitely can't choose your family!

Overview

Based on Jo Brand's critically acclaimed novel of the same name, The More You Ignore Me is a warm, comedy drama focusing on the life of an unconventional family in 1980s rural England. The film focuses on Gina, a young mother, whose efforts to be a loving mother and wife are undermined by her declining mental health. Things deteriorate when she develops an obsession with the local weatherman, which leads to an admission to the nearby psychiatric hospital. Over the years, as she grows up, her daughter Alice struggles to relate to her heavily medicated mum, and causes chaos when she comes up with a plan to reconnect with her, which divides the family forever and leads to a moving climax. Set to the songs of The Smiths, The More You Ignore Me provides a sometimes stark, yet comical insight into life within this quirky household, whilst addressing mental health issues and their impact on the family.

  1. Keith English

    Director

  2. Jo Brand

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sheridan Smith

    Sheridan Smith

    Gina Wilson

  2. Mark Addy

    Mark Addy

    Keith Wilson

  3. Ella Hunt

    Ella Hunt

    Alice Wilson

  4. Sally Phillips

    Sally Phillips

    Dr Marie Henty

  5. Ricky Tomlinson

    Ricky Tomlinson

    Bert Wildgoose

  6. Sheila Hancock

    Sheila Hancock

    Nan Wildgoose

  7. Jo Brand

    Jo Brand

    Sandra

  8. Alexander Morris

    Alexander Morris

    Mark

  9. Clive Mantle

    Clive Mantle

    Dunk

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The More You Ignore Me
The More You Ignore Me

Status Released

Original Language English

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