Reviews Round-Up: Custody by Xavier Legrand

Reviews Round-Up: Custody

The reviews are in for Xavier Legrand's gripping, tension-filled debut feature Custody. In cinemas from 13 April

Winner of prestigious awards at the 2017 Venice Film Festival, including the Silver Lion for best director, Custody  heralds a stunning new cinematic voice in Xavier Legrand. His mastery of building suspense, supported by exceptional performances from Denis Ménochet, Léa Drucker and Thomas Gioria, marks this out as one of the must-see films of 2018. Custody has recieved rave reviews and is in cinemas now.

★★★★★ “A truly astounding piece of filmmaking” – HeyUGuys

★★★★★ “Brilliant family drama heralds a new voice in French cinema”  – The Arts Desk

“A startling slow burner

★★★★★ “Terror tactics and fury blaze in an electric debut” – The Daily Telegraph

★★★★★ “All the elements of Custody have been perfectly choreographed”  – The Upcoming

★★★★★ “A startling slow burner that expertly captures the growing tension and fear of domestic abuse and a deteriorating relationship.” – The Hollywood News

★★★★★ A singular debut for a director who looks as if he’s capable of much more.” – The Irish Times

★★★★ “It’s a moving and effective watch that has plenty to offer fans of thrillers as well as issue-led drama”  – Metro

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