Attenberg (18)

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"Seeing genitals in your sleep is a bad omen," Bella informs Marina. Seeing Attenberg, any time, is a nightmare for lovers of plot or drama.

From the slurpy opening snogs between Bella and Marina to its miserable conclusion, this just feels pointless. Ariane Labed plays Marina, a sexually naive Greek girl who loves David Attenborough films. She spends most of her time with her dying father and her flirty best friend, Bella. The two pals spend a lot of time enacting dance routines and impersonating penguins. This deeply irritating film is full of long, dismal scenes that lead nowhere. Its only saving grace is the fully committed Labed.