Film review: Saved by the Belle

Saved by the Belle
Saved by the Belle
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Written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, lead singer of iconic indie band Belle & Sebastian, this Glasgow-set drama follows a girl who discovers the healing power of music as she recovers from illness.

Eve sneaks out of hospital where she is receiving treatment for an eating disorder and deeper psychological issues to watch a set by the band Wobbly Legged Rats, fronted by sexy Anton.

The same night, Eve meets singer-songwriter James and they become friends and eventually roommates. They begin to write music together and recruit a third member to their band, Cassie. James clearly fancies Eve but his advances are rebuffed because she only has eyes for Anton.

Quirky and bittersweet.