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What Richard Did still riding a wave of praise

Lenny Abrahamson’s award-winning film continues to get props.

Tue, Apr 9, 2013, 11:35


Mark Kermode Has been singing Lenny Abrahamson’s praises again this time upon the release of the DVD of What Richard Did. That’s along with four stars in the London Independent and four stars in the FT.

It’ll be interesting to see how critics deal with the switcharoo which will be necessary to tackle his next film, Frank, a surreal comedy starring Michael Fassbender (pictured below with fake head), Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson, co-written by Jon Ronson. Frank is cited as one of the pictures creating a buzz ahead of next month’s Cannes Film Festival in this article