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The Party (2017)

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Janet hosts a party to celebrate her new promotion, but once the guests arrive it becomes clear that not everything is going to go down as smoothly as the red wine.

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To celebrate her long-awaited prestigious post as a Shadow Minister for Health and, hopefully, the stepping stone to party leadership, the newly-appointed British opposition politician, Janet, is throwing a party for friends at her London flat. Of course, in this select and intimate soirée, apart from Bill--Janet's self-denying academic husband--a motley crew of elite hand-picked guests have been invited: There's April, the sourly cynical American best friend; her unlikely German husband, Gottfried; there's also Jinny and Martha; and finally, Tom, the smooth banker in the impeccable suit. But inevitably, before dinner is served, the upbeat ambience will shatter to pieces, as festering secrets will start surfacing in this perfect domestic war-zone. Undoubtedly, after this night, things will never be the same again. Written by Nick Riganas

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Bruno Ganz states during the film 'I am not a Nazi'. Ganz famously played Adolf Hitler in Downfall (2004). See more »

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Janet: It's not fake. It's just sometimes you have to pretend. In order to win.
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AY CANDELA
Performed by Ibrahim Ferrer and Los Bocucos
Written by Faustino Oramas Osorio
Published by Universal Music Publishing MGB Ltd. o/b/o Universal MCB Autores Asociados
Master Recording Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Ltd.
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3 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

Stellar performances, 9/10 script (there is a little bit lacking in the ending), and an overall likability to all the characters. For the first time in a long time I felt like I needed to post a review, because it felt like my view wasn't represented. If you liked Carnage, this is for you: This is a tightly wound, small play, made for screen. The bonus of having close-ups and a definitive, select final cut, made this a real treat.


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