• How to Talk to Girls at Parties (2018)

How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Release Date: May 25th, 2018

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

Worlds collide when Enn, a shy teenager in 1970s London, meets the beautiful and rebellious Zan at a party. They set in motion the ultimate showdown between their rivaling worlds and test the limits of how far they will go for true love.

Cast: Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp, Nicole Kidman, Ruth Wilson, Matt Lucas, Lara Peake, Ethan Lawrence, Hebe Beardsall

Director: John Cameron Mitchell

Genres: Romance , Science fiction

Production Co: See-Saw Films, Little Punk

Keywords: Hilarious, Emotional, Transformation, Endearing, Love, London, Growing up, Amusing, Moving, 1970s, Quest, Best friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Ultimately, this psychedelic culture-clash comedy-romance takes what was at heart a relatively simple story by Gaiman, which channeled bold sci-fi imagination into relatable adolescent experience, and overcomplicates it beyond repair. show more

  • 70
    Lee MarshallScreen International

    How To Talk To Girls at Parties shouldn’t work, as it feels at times like a film made by a talented student collective who overheard a ‘punk vs aliens’ elevator pitch. But work it does: it’s all a bit mad, but ultimately rather moving. show more

  • 72
    Christopher OrrThe Atlantic

    A punk-rock-meets-aliens story of young romance, it finds itself uncomfortably on the spectrum somewhere between Earth Girls Are Easy and Liquid Sky: neither good enough to be a conventional success nor weird enough to be a cult hit. show more

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