Ali & Ava

Director: Clio Barnard/2021/UK/94 mins

Ali & Ava, two lonely people meet through their shared affection for Sofia, the child of Ali’s Slovakian tenants, whom Ava teaches. Ali finds comfort in Ava’s warmth and kindness and Ava finds Ali’s complexity and humour irresistible. Over a lunar month, sparks fly and a deep connection begins to grow…..