Sandra Goldbacher – Me Without You (2001)


This drama follows the lives of two very different girls (Holly and Marina) from their teenage years in the 1970s as they grow up, and how their relationship develops. Starring Anna Friel and Michelle Williams.

One long, hot summer in seventies London, Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For the troubled, unpredictable Marina, with her seemingly glamorous father and her Valium-addicted mother, Holly stays the only constant in a life of divorcing parents, experimental drugs and fashionable self-destruction. Meanwhile, Holly buries herself in books out of feelings of frustration with her over-protective mother and a nagging insecurity around her beautiful and possessive best friend. She holds just one secret from Marina, her increasing passion for Marina’s brother Nat. Continue reading