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When

Occurs on Thursday November 21 2019

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 31 minutes

Venue

Key City Theatre
20 14th Ave North
Cranbrook BC V1C 6H4

Performance Notes

× Thursday November 21 at 8:30 pm
Tickets $12
Festival Sponsors: BDO, Lotic Environmental, EKC, Bedroom Furniture Galleries, E-Know, Breeze


Sometimes, Always, Never - 91 minutes


There’s a beguiling Englishness to this elegant, offbeat comedy-drama, terrifically writ-ten by Frank Cottrell-Boyce and directed by feature debutant Carl Hunter. It has a wonderful syncopation in its writerly rhythm and narrative surprises. The film posi-tively twinkles with insouciance, and is performed with aplomb, particularly by Bill Nighy, who brings a droll sprightliness and deadpan wit to the lead part, but shows how these mannerisms mask emotional pain. Sam Riley is excellent as the character’s long-suffering son.

Alan (Nighy) is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of Scrab-ble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family

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