Honor Swinton Byrne

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The best films of 2022 so far
Tilda Swinton aces Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s dreamy fable, director Clio Barnard’s forbidden affair and Catherine Clinch in The Quiet Girl rank in the pick of this year’s films

Guardian film

09, Jun, 2022 @6:03 AM

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The Souvenir: Part II – Joanna Hogg’s creative coming-of-age tale is a triumph
Part two of Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama, in which a young film-maker finds her creative path after a doomed love affair, is the director’s most accessible work to date

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

06, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Souvenir Part II review – a flood of austere sunlight in Joanna Hogg’s superb sequel
Hogg’s double-Swinton, highly autobiographical study of a young film-maker is less detached, more emotionally engaging, as we enter Julie’s world for a second time

Peter Bradshaw

03, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘My family could not be more different to the one in The Souvenir’
After her acclaimed debut in Joanna Hogg’s film, the actor returns in its sequel, starring again alongside her mother, Tilda. She talks about her unconventional upbringing and her off-screen life studying psychology

Claire Armitstead

23, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Crying! Pole-Dancing! Heroin! The best movie moments of 2019
From an awkward scene with a knife to an A-lister’s comeback with the sounds of Fiona Apple, Guardian writers pick their favourite big screen bits of the year

Jordan Hoffman, Pamela Hutchinson, Charles Bramesco, Benjamin Lee, Adrian Horton, Guy Lodge, Gretchen Smail, André Wheeler, Catherine Shoard, Steve Rose, Andrew Pulver and Peter Bradshaw

23, Dec, 2019 @7:20 AM

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The 50 best films of 2019 in the UK: No 5 – The Souvenir
Joanna Hogg’s breakup drama replays, in astonishingly painful detail, her life as a student having an affair with an older man

Catherine Shoard

16, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Julie, the lovestruck woman in a painting, who inspired an arthouse hit
The Souvenir and The Goldfinch, both based on celebrated artworks, are set to pique a revival of interest in the originals

Vanessa Thorpe

15, Sep, 2019 @7:19 AM

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The Souvenir – Joanna Hogg’s most intimate film to date
Tom Burke and Honor Swinton Byrne star in this tender tale of a relationship built on deceit

Mark Kermode

01, Sep, 2019 @6:30 AM

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The Souvenir review – sumptuous class study puts Joanna Hogg in the limelight
The director confirms her status as a modern visionary with a deft, distinctive and deeply personal story of young love

Peter Bradshaw

29, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Joanna Hogg and Honor Swinton Byrne: ‘We should tell whatever stories we like’
The director of The Souvenir, an extraordinary autobiographical tale set in the 1980s, and Honor Swinton Byrne, who plays her, discuss the relationship with a mysterious older man at the heart of the film

Kate Kellaway

18, Aug, 2019 @9:00 AM

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The Souvenir: how Joanna Hogg humanises 'middle-class problems'
In the British writer-director’s fourth film, she tells an impactful, semi-autobiographical tale that puts the elite under the microscope

Guy Lodge

15, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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The Souvenir review – Joanna Hogg back on form with sly, disconcerting drama
Hogg’s disconcerting drama, unveiled at Sundance, challenges insecure film student Honor Swinton Byrne to navigate the murky depths of class and privilege

Peter Bradshaw

28, Jan, 2019 @4:00 AM

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