MON­DAY

YOUNG ADULT

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES -

9.25PM, SBS2 ★★

This botched black com­edy is so im­pressed with its own pitch – hey folks, come and watch classy Char­l­ize Theron be all slobby and slutty! – that it doesn’t ever bother craft­ing any kind of worth­while fol­low-through. Theron plays Mavis, a boozy, bitchy writer in her late 30s who re­turns home to her small town to “res­cue’’ her teenage sweet­heart from a happy mar­riage.

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