It's a comfort film about the value of family, in this lonely day and age.
Grant plays Will Freeman, who's financially independent thanks to royalties from a popular song written by his late father. He divides his time between things he likes doing – watching television, surfing the net for soft-core porn, buying CDs...
In spite of the simple sentiment and at times implausible, light-on script, it's hard not to be seduced by this.
While Young Adam makes its presence felt in Australian cinemas, this week sees the release of another Scottish film, Dear Frankie.Dear Frankie is as warm and sweet a film as Young Adam is dark and cold. It reunites two of its stars, Emily...