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What We Did on Our Holiday (Andy Hamilton/Guy Jenkin, 2014)

July 8, 2015

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A BBC Films production from the minds behind Outnumbered, What We Did on Our Holiday often looks and feels like an extended sitcom episode rather than a film. As visually inventive as American efforts likeCommunity can be, British sitcoms have largely failed to catch up on a formal level, so this is meant as a detriment. Just about the only moment that transcends this aesthetic quality is actually something of a major plot spoiler, but let’s just say it involves Vikings and the sea. And now to get into how a film called What We Did on Our Holiday could possibly even have something like a shocking plot twist…

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