Holly loves Rob and tries to help him through his grief – even if it means contending with his dead girlfriend Nina, who comes back, bloody and broken, every time they make love
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★★★★½ review by Gemma lou on Letterboxd
Blood stained erotic dark comedy with a genuine emotional power . I cant recommend Nina Forever enough.
As a young woman my ideas of love came from the great romances such as Romeo and Juliet or Wuthering Heights. The concept of Us against the world and we can overcome anything filled my mind. As i watched Nina forever I saw my younger self in the character of Nineteen year old Holly who is initially Intrigued by the darkness, then willing to do anything to keep her love but soon begins to realise her problems may begin closer to home and that taking on other peoples baggage literally becomes your own.
★★★★ review by CoolKidNamedKid on Letterboxd
This film deals with the serious problems
of loss and grief but loosens the whole with
many cynical puns and truly dark British humor.
Could be a bit shorter in my opinion,
but still a film that no one should miss out.
★★★★★ review by Andy Lunn on Letterboxd
Still a delight on re-watch. More of a black comedy this time around though, rather than a horror fest. Would make a nice 'Bonkers birds in love, trilogy' with May and The Loved Ones
★★★★ review by Megan_Maggot on Letterboxd
moist, horrific, overtly sexual, subtle comedy, ghastly, entertaining
★★★½ review by Liam Fogarty on Letterboxd
Interesting Brit-Indie Horror Drama about a man who falls for a younger woman when his girlfriend catches them in bed together, after she died in a motorcycle accident.
Going from the poster, Nina Forever seems like quirky horror comedy with tons of hilarious awkward situations. However the film itself doesn't stoop to such an easy level, instead having a frankness about sexual relationships and grief, that gets personified in sequences that are quite nightmarish, with the dark comedy emerging from the context of the situations instead of the reactions.
I don't think the film quite finds it's rhythm and it's tone feels a tad too jarring, including some anarchic soundtrack choices that run against a film that does play with romantic conventions. But for a film that avoids taking the easy route, and shape it's film into something rather substantial, it's a surprising success.
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