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British Film Festival: Wicked Little Letters

Hosted by a member of the Melbourne FilmNations Group
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Wed 29 Nov 18:45 - 21:00

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Join us for the Festival's Closing Night and exclusive Australian Premiere of Wicked Little Letters.

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A Protected content English seaside town bears witness to a dark and absurd scandal in this riotous mystery comedy. Based on a stranger-than-fiction true story, Wicked Little Letters follows two neighbours: deeply conservative local Edith Swan (Oscar winner Olivia Colman) and rowdy Irish migrant Rose Gooding (Oscar nominee Jessie Buckley).

When Edith and fellow residents begin to receive wicked letters full of unintentionally hilarious profanities, foul-mouthed Rose is charged with the crime. The anonymous letters prompt a national uproar, and a trial ensues.

However, as the town’s women – led by Police Officer Gladys Moss (Anjana Vasan) – begin to investigate the crime themselves, they suspect that something is amiss, and Rose may not be the culprit after all.