Review: Pierrepoint

By Margo
29 Jun 07

There's no such thing as an ordinary life

Timothy Spall is always worth watching a film for, and he's great in this - a model of understated acting, in a wonderfully understated movie (although the use of music was a bit spotty - sometimes overly maudlin, as if the audience needed to have it underlined that People Dying Is Serious, until one sequence where a very famous piece of music is used to unsettling effect).

It's great, and it's all in the details, but it's very compelling.