Would be writer Laura (Holliday Granger) and her free-spirited bestie Tyler (Alia Shawkat) share a messy Dublin apartment and a hearty appetite for booze, drugs, and one night stands. Yet when Laura falls for Jim (Fra Fee), a charming but strait-laced classical pianist, Tyler worries that the party may soon be over. Adapted from the novel by Emma Jane Unsworth, Animals explores the hangover between adolescence and adulthood between two friend growing up and growing apart.
"It's not a film that cares if you find these women charming or likable - it just cares that you believe them. **** 4 stars" - Benjamin Lee, The Guardian