GFF REVIEW: ‘Perfect 10’ Is A Stunning Debut Coming-Of-Age That Definitely Sticks The Landing

April 5, 2020

GFF REVIEW: ‘Perfect 10’ Is A Stunning Debut Coming-Of-Age That Definitely Sticks The Landing

April 5, 2020

If there’s one thing that Glasgow Film Festival taught us this year, it’s that there’s a wave of exciting new female feature filmmakers on the horizon – Saint Maud’s Rose Glass, and Body of Water’s Lucy Brydon being just two examples. 

Eva Riley is another. Her debut feature Perfect 10 is a Brighton-based coming-of-age film about Leigh (Frankie Box), a young gymnast struggling with the realities of living below the bread-line and a lack of family support when a half-brother that she never knew existed (Joe, played by Alfie Duggan) comes into her life. Joe brings chaos with him, involving Leigh in his criminal activities – but he also puts a true smile on her face, opening her up to experience kinship, desire, and all the other heady emotions that come with being a teenage girl.

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