Review: Adult Life Skills (Rachel Tunnard, 2016)

As the feature debut of editor-turned-writer-director Rachel Tunnard, Adult Life Skills is an expansion of her BAFTA-nominated short Emotional Fusebox. Short expansions are a pretty common route to go down for feature debuts, and in this case, it’s a valuable upgrade for the material in question. It allows for seemingly overtly-cutesy affectations (somewhat typical of stunted-adolescent indies in the US — this film’s British) to expose some actual depths; pain made palpable thanks to the expansion in runtime and scope…

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