"Good Luck to You, Leo Grande" Sundance Review (2022, Sophie Hyde)

-Allison McCulloch 

Nancy (Emma Thompson) is a woman who has lived her whole life restrained by religion and other social orders and is now ready to see what she's missing. Leo Grande (Daryl McCormack) is there to help her find out what she desires. When he asks Nancy what her fantasy is, what woman wouldn't want to be asked that?

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is literally the feel-good, anti-shaming film of the year. Mostly set in a room between the leads, the dialogue is really good. It might work better as a play. It does kind of get tiresome going back and forth as Nancy is trying to figure out what she wants. But it is impossible to be bored with either Thompson or McCormack for long, so all in all, it's an entertaining watch.

Vegan alert:
Reference to ham


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