Unrelated, Joanna Hogg, UK, 2007, 110'
The debut film from Joanna Hogg depicts the existential crisis of Ana who, approaching 50 years old and in an unhappy and childless marriage, is struggling to find her place.
Ana heads off for a holiday in Tuscany with her friend Verena and her family. For the first time in her life, Ana lets herself get swept away like a teenager, even becoming attracted to the family’s nephew, Oakley. Just when she feels like part of the family, an accident causes her to feel far from home, forcing her to face up to reality.
Unrelated is the debut film by Joanna Hogg and the movie that brought Tom Hiddleston to the world’s attention.