Selenite

Series 2 - Episode 3 Selenite

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Review

This freewheeling comedy drama is only loosely based on the novel and film of the same name, but it nicely bottles the flavour of that Elmore Leonard world. The criminals and sleazeballs aren’t cartoons and they’re certainly not harmless, but they’re hardly grittily realistic, either. They’re oddly relatable caricatures, not least because they mess up everything they touch.

This applies particularly to the thugs surrounding cartel boss Amara, who were not designed for the subtleties of the movie business they find themselves caught up in. At the Santa Barbara Film Festival, everything is set for The Admiral’s Mistress to be a red-carpet triumph. Meanwhile, holed up at a weird motel, Miles hits rock bottom.

Summary

Miles finds himself off the grid at a strange motel, while Rick and Amara attend the premiere of The Admiral's Mistress. Comedy-drama, starring Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano.

Cast & Crew

Miles Daly Chris O'Dowd
Rick Moreweather Ray Romano
Comedy