Film: Devil is in the detail of 1980s romp

Film: Devil is in the detail of 1980s romp
Fionn O’Shea and Nick Galitzine in Handsome Devil

The story might lack a certain novelty, but Handsome Devil more than makes up for its breeziness with soulful performances

Handsome Devil: Directed by John Butler; Nationwide, 15A; Rating: ****

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki: Directed by Juho Kuosmanen; IFI, no cert; Rating: ****

Irish writer and director John Butler takes a big step forward with his second feature film Handsome Devil, a hugely likeable coming-of-age story where lively dialogue and soulful performances combine to winning effect.

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