John Maguire on film: All of Us Strangers is a beautifully absorbing experience

Wonderfully acted and emotionally absorbing supernatural story of grief, homosexuality, parenthood and enduring love

Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal in All of Us Strangers: this magic-realist tone poem is all the more poignant and distinct for leaving its central mysteries unspoken and unsolved

In his three earlier features, Weekend, 45 Years, and Lean On Pete, British filmmaker Andrew Haigh’s focus was on telling us his stories rather than showing them to us.

These talkative, literal films focused on character, incident and location in stories that required firm foundations on which to stand.

His outstanding new film, the profoundly moving and formally daring All of Us Strangers, reverses that technique by immersing us in a supernatural story of grief, ...