Review: God Help The Girl

Aspiring musicians

Aspiring musicians


Remember Belle and Sebastian?  It wasn’t that long ago that they were big and the arrival of God Help The Girl is being seen as something of a return.

The film’s directed and written by the band’s front man, Stuart Murdoch.  It’s been floating around in his mind since at least 2003 and the result is a fresh, charming drama with songs, as opposed to the traditional musical format.

But it has a weakness – and a deeply ironic one.  The music.  It’s pleasant enough but ….. See what I mean by heading over to my review on,


God Help The Girl goes on limited release this Friday, 22 August.    


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