Begin Again Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Begin Again

Additional Info

  • Rating:

    M: Coarse language.

  • The pitch:

    Song righting.

  • Starring:

    Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, James Corden, Hailee Steinfeld, Mos Def, Catherine Keener, Adam Levine

  • Directed by:

    John Carney

  • Running time:

    104 minutes

  • Rated:

    M (Australia), 15 (UK), R (USA)

  • VIOLENCE/GORE:

    People are slapped, punched. Theft. Object thrown, smashed. Arguing. Blood/gore: Bruised face.

  • SEX/NUDITY:

    Kissing. Infidelity mentioned. References to teenage sex, prostitution. Sexual-themed joke. Man in underwear, shirtless men, skimpy clothing, cleavage.

  • VICES/DRUG USE:

    Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits, champagne, saki, cocktails, hip flask). Intoxication, alcoholism. Smoking. Crack mentioned.

  • LANGUAGE:

    F-words, s-words, a-words. Name-calling. Slang and actual terms for genitals. Religious exclamations.

  • THEMES:

    Music, sound recording, relationships, songwriting, infidelity, family, Manhattan, fame, nervous breakdown, love, art, opportunity, open-mic, creativity, the power of music.

  • HIDDEN EXTRAS:

    Relationship breakups, job loss, estranged daughter/wife.

  • CRITICS LIKE:

    Great, gorgeous, delicate, energetic, simple, irresistible, sweet, lovely, delightful, uncynical, unironic, joyous, lovely, open-hearted, touching, expressionist. Luminous performances, impressive supporting cast, engaging characters, lovely chemistry between leads, terrific songs, Knightley has a lovely singing voice, absurdist humour.

  • CRITICS DON'T LIKE:

    Manipulative, disengenuous, banal, cutesy, slapdash, implausible. Hokey plotting, obvious lip-synching, bogus finale, requires a leap of faith.

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