The More You Ignore Me

The More You Ignore Me (2018)

Based on Jo Brand's critically acclaimed novel of the same name, The More You Ignore Me is a warm, comedy drama focusing on the life of an unconventional family in 1980s rural England. The film focuses on Gina, a young mother, whose efforts to be a loving mother and wife are undermined by her declining mental health. Things deteriorate when she develops an obsession with the local weatherman, which leads to an admission to the nearby psychiatric hospital. Over the years, as she grows up, her daughter Alice struggles to relate to her heavily medicated mum, and causes chaos when she comes up with a plan to reconnect with her, which divides the family forever and leads to a moving climax. Set to the songs of The Smiths, The More You Ignore Me provides a sometimes stark, yet comical insight into life within this quirky household, whilst addressing mental health issues and their impact on the family.

  • Jo Brand
  • Keith English
themoviedb icon 6.6/10
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  • Release Date: 2018-04-13
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 90

Ella Hunt

Alice Wilson

Sheridan Smith

Gina Wilson

Jo Brand


Tony Way

Wobbly Wildgoose

Ricky Tomlinson

Bert Wildgoose

Sheila Hancock

Nan Wildgoose

Mark Addy

Keith Wilson

Sally Phillips

Dr Marie Henty

Tom Davis

Big Head Wildgoose

Rod Glenn

Ambulance Driver

Tony Blackburn

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