Drowning by Numbers

Dir: Peter Greenaway
Star: Joan Plowright, Juliet Stevenson, Joely Richardson, Bernard Hill

[2] Surreal weirdness from the director of the very odd Zed and Two Noughts. Surprisingly, it works; a bit like an Alice in Wonderland for adults, it has an internal consistency which makes sense after a while. Here, we have three generations of women who drown their husbands and use their sexual wiles to bribe/blackmail the coroner into covering up. Visually striking, try and understand it at your own risk. Includes an imaginative new use for an ice-lolly...

Going down for the 3rd time
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