RELEASE DATE 

2020

WHERE TO WATCH 

UK iPlayer / Curzon

USA  Showtime

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY 

Claire Oakley

STARRING

Molly Windsor, Stefanie Martini, Joseph Quinn

​The debut film from writer-director Claire Oakley, 'Make Up' is an atmospheric and boldly original vision of personal evolution set on a remote holiday park. 18-year-old Ruth moves in with her boyfriend and makes an unsettling discovery that lures her into a spiral of obsession.

REVIEWS 

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ "British film of 2020 so far." Robbie Collins, THE TELEGRAPH

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ "Casts a deeply hypnotic spell." TIMEOUT

⭑⭑⭑⭑ “It’s a clever and expertly made movie.” Peter Bradshaw, THE GUARDIAN

⭑⭑⭑⭑ “Bleak naturalism and swirling reverie... echoes of Don’t Look Now” THE TIMES

⭑⭑⭑⭑ “A bold, impressive movie.” FINANCIAL TIMES

⭑⭑⭑⭑ “Oakley’s film really does point towards a grand future.” IRISH TIMES

⭑⭑⭑⭑ "A new British filmmaking talent comes out." LITTLE WHITE LIES

⭑⭑⭑⭑ "A startlingly original debut." EMPIRE MAGAZINE

⭑⭑⭑⭑ "Brilliantly confounds expectations, a visionary new talent to watch" METRO

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ “A masterful, unsettling and beautifully constructed gem” NME

⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ “A creepy, enthralling, atmospheric coming of age thriller.” DIGITAL SPY

"Claire Oakley demonstrates admirable control" NEW YORK TIMES

"It’s an insightful, deeply felt film" LOS ANGELES TIMES

"Oakley teases with De Palma-like suggestions" HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"A gorgeous and inventive piece of cinema." SIGHT + SOUND 

"Strong performances, vivid aesthetic, an immersive sensory punch." SCREEN DAILY

PRODUCED BY 

Emily Morgan

EXEC PRODUCED BY 

Quiddity Films, iFeatures, BBC Films, BFI, Creative England

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