A married middle-aged couple (Viv Albertine and Liam Gillick), both artists, live in a beautiful modernist house in Chelsea, designed and built by an artist -- a labyrinth, a refuge, a prison house, a battleground. As they confront their conflicts and competitions, they slowly arrive at the painful decision to sell, thus inviting interlopers into their private world. Joanna Hogg's new film is structured as a cinematic mosaic of interlocking sights, sounds, exchanges, happenings great and small, everyday advances and retreats. It is, finally, a portrait of two people in a state of change in a house that effectively becomes a third character, and an agent in that change.
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