Jump, Darling (2020) - Rotten Tomatoes

Jump, Darling (2020)




Critic Consensus: Jump, Darling covers familiar territory in refreshingly affecting fashion, with debuting writer-director Phil Connell facilitating fine work from a talented cast.

Movie Info

A rookie drag queen, reeling from a break-up, escapes to the country, where he finds his grandmother in steep decline yet desperate to avoid the local nursing home.


Critic Reviews for Jump, Darling

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (3)

Those looking for familiar seriocomic beats in a modest but polished LGBTQ-targeted indie will find this pleasant enough.

August 15, 2021 | Full Review…

There's not much new territory explored here but what's surprising is the emotional power of Phil Connell's touching feature.

June 10, 2021 | Full Review…

Very rarely does a debut from a relatively unknown director and filmmaker manage to tug at the heartstrings as much as Jump, Darling.

April 12, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's a big melting pot that, like Russell himself, frequently loses focus. But, in its moments of clarity, Jump, Darling soars.

November 18, 2021 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Thankfully, Jump, Darling's stellar ensemble performances, and richly sexy lighting make it something different from the average queer indie domestic drama.

September 23, 2021 | Full Review…

Jump, Darling is potentially one of the best films of the year, on the festival circuit and in general, so if you come across it, give it a watch.

September 15, 2021 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

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