Hampstead

Hampstead

Hampstead

From the Oscar-nominated writer of In the Bedroom comes this romance tale about a widow (Diane Keaton) who is introduced to a man (Brendan Gleeson) living largely in nature. When developers want to destroy his home because of the land he lives on, she helps him fight to maintain his unique way of life.

2017Rating: M, Mild sexual references and coarse language102 minsUK
ComedyDrama

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Hampstead / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson aren't an obvious match; despite their combined lovability, this slender romcom doesn't prove otherwise.

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Total Film

Total Film

Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson are an odd couple in this genteel charmer about a widow who champions a man facing eviction from his Hampstead Heath shack.

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Time Out

Time Out

Don't come looking for social realism. This is an unapologetically fluffy film.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

More proof that Richard Curtis's style of comedy-drama is very difficult to imitate.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Hampstead is light, but who cares? No one wants Macbeth for breakfast.

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Stuff

Stuff

Has been cobbled together with "recycled bits and bobs and imagination", but the end result does enough to pass muster.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

Watching it is akin to witnessing Maggie Smith's The Van slowly rear-end Richard Curtis's Notting Hill: a cringing slow-mo car crash best viewed between your hands.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

These yin and yang performers complement each other nicely, like tangy rhubarb and sweet, thick custard. It's just a shame that the vehicle which has brought them together is so insipid.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

This slight, modestly sweet and mildly charming affair squarely aimed at the older cinemagoer is just the bill for those seniors' matinées where the ticket comes with a cuppa and a biscuit.

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