Film review: ‘Leading Lady’ ★

The play within a film that South African director Henk Prestorious builds Leading Lady (2014) towards shows the minutest promise during a laborious rehearsal process. Unfortunately, it is revealed to be a predictably laughable am-dram production in a barn which has the audience of a dozen locals – all familiar to the cast – in raptures, gleefully chanting the leading lady’s name. Imagine the Vicar of Dibley’s nativity play with any humour, whatsoever, removed.

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