Brakes is a raw, dark and unconventional comedy, like Love Actually with a death clock.
Split into two halves it follows the tumultuous stories of nine couples, plunging straight into the brutal and absurd endings of their relationships first, before travelling back to the moments when the spark of love between them first emerged.
Using London as their match-maker, each of their stories is unique yet familiar to us all.
This superb low-budget debut from Mercedes Grower features an brilliant cast including Julia Davis, Noel Fielding, , Paul McGann and Julian Barratt.
Running Time: 1hr 28mins
BBFC Advice: 15
Director(s): Mercedes Grower
Country of Origin: UK
Year of release: 2016
This screening will feature a Q&A with director Mercedes Grower.