Brakes. Image shows from L to R: Livy (Julia Davis), Alan (Peter Wight), Layla (Mercedes Grower), Daniel (Noel Fielding), Elliott (Julian Barratt).

Brakes

2017 British comedy film about relationships. Stars Mercedes Grower, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Oliver Maltman, Julia Davis and others.

Brakes. Image shows from L to R: Daniel (Noel Fielding), Layla (Mercedes Grower).

Brakes

Dark comedy about relationship break-ups

Genre
Film
Released
2017
Starring
Mercedes Grower, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Oliver Maltman, Julia Davis, Peter Wight, Seb Cardinal, Steve Oram and others
Writer
Mercedes Grower
Director
Mercedes Grower
Producers
Mercedes Grower, Judy Counihan, Michael Foster and Kurban Kassam

If you knew where it would end, would you ever begin?

Brakes is a raw, dark comedy about endings and beginnings. A failed relationship is rarely predicted but always reviewed...

Split into two halves, Brakes follows the tumultuous stories of nine couples. It plunges straight into the brutal and absurd endings of their relationships, and then travels back in time to the moment when the spark of love between them first emerged.

Using London as their match maker, each of their stories is unique, yet familiar to us all.

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Production Details

UK certificate
15
Duration
84 minutes
Release date
Friday 24th November 2017
Produced
2016
Premiere
Sunday 19th November 2017, Norwich Film Festival
Distributor

Bulldog

Production company
Laugh track
None

Location

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Broadcast details

Last repeat
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at 11:15pm on Film4

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