“It’s like being dead. You don’t notice you’re dead, do you?”
Alice (this year’s Best Actress at Cannes, Emily Beecham) is a scientist that is working on a plant that will increase happiness. She has a son, an ex, and a love interest, but her real joy comes from her work.
The dry and off-beat humor had our audience laughing a ton. What works the best is the Wes Anderson-esque set design with vibrant colors.
While I actually was not that wowed by the acting in general, I was impressed by the child actor, Kit Connor, who plays Alice’s son, Joe. Apart from that, Lindsay Duncan as the psychotherapist was a welcome face to see. Emily…