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Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt) (Monica Zanetti, 2020) Julia Billington, Melanie Bowers, Bridie Connell, Marta Dusseldorp; dramedy; MIFF
17 year old Ellie is struggling to find the courage to ask her classmate, Abbie, to the formal. Luckily her Aunt Tara, a lesbian who died in the 1980s, has shown up as a "Fairy Godmother" to dish out advice, whether Ellie wants it or not.
Darren's World of Entertainment:
Perfectly charming and sweetly told, Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt Too) is a high school romance set within the walls of LGBTQI world. ...
It's heartwarming but slight in many ways, enjoyable but largely forgettable - it's the very definition of sweet and cute, but as a festival palate cleanser, it has a heart that's hard to deny.
Garry Gillard | New: 13 August, 2020 | Now: 13 August, 2020