The Lit­tle Stranger

The Daily Telegraph - Review - - THE CRITICAL LIST -

Domh­nall Glee­son stars in this chilly gothic mys­tery based on Sarah Wa­ters’ 2009 novel, in which a doc­tor un­cov­ers fa­mil­ial dis­cord – and some­thing darker – Fred­er­ick Ash­ton’s sun-dap­pled tale of il­licit love among the hay bales is one of the most per­fect bal­lets ever cre­ated. What on a crum­bling coun­try es­tate. Char­lotte Ram­pling, a ter­rific Ruth Wilson and some sub­li­mated class re­sent­ment help stoke up the dread. 12A cert, 111 min finer cure for the early-au­tumn blues? Birm­ing­ham Hip­po­drome (0844 338 5000), Weds to next Sat, then tour­ing

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