Based on the bestselling book by Jo Brand, The More You Ignore Me addresses mental illness and parental breakdown in a frank, stark, but funny and affirming way.
Living in 1980s rural England, Gina (Smith) is a young mother attempting to provide a loving home to husband Keith (Addy) and daughter Alice (Hunt). However, Gina develops ‘De Clerambault Syndrome’, imagining grand passions on behalf of others and reading secret meanings into ordinary conversations. The only thing that gives Alice hope is her love for Morrissey and The Smiths…
“There’s a terrific warmth and strength to this good-natured, big-hearted British comedy.” ★★★★★ The Guardian