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 Filmoria.co.uk, http://www.filmoria.co.uk/2014/08/god-help-the-girl-review/.
God Help The Girl goes on limited release this Friday, 22 August.