Bill Buckhurst’s moving drama in which a group of young friends are united on a fishing trip as they try to catch a legendary carp in a nearby pond. Stars Tom Varey and Angus Imrie.
Pond Life is adapted from Richard Cameron’s play of the same name, which occurred 26 years earlier – and the final product is a solid, moving and sometimes-funny film.
Tom Varey gives a good performance in his role as Trevor, one of the teenagers involved who is intent on catching a well-known carp. Will he succeed?
Elsewhere, there are fine performances to be had from Angus Imrie, Abraham Lewis and Daisy Edgar-Jones in their respective parts as Malcolm, Maurice and Cassie, the three teenagers involved…