Alice and her family are far from conventional. Residing in a cottage in rural Hertfordshire, Alice lives with her hippy-like father Keith and unpredictable mother, Gina, played by Earache’s phenomenal Sheridan Smith. Gina suffers from mental illness and is constantly floating in and out of Alice’s life.
Gina’s mental illness reaches new heights when her unhealthy obsession with the local weatherman intensifies, and she decides to climb naked on his roof holding Alice’s pet guinea pig.
Gina is admitted to a local psychiatric hospital, leaving Alice in the hands of her irresponsible dad. She is left to fight the up-hill struggles of teenage life alone, all while worrying about her mentally ill mother.
One day, after watching The Smiths perform on an episode Top of the Pops, Alice is enlightened by their performance and develops an obsession with lead singer, Morrissey. Longing to salvage a relationship with her mum, Alice hatches a plan to reconnect with Gina. But what follows next could end up dividing the family even more…
“The More You Ignore Me” is In UK Cinemas from Friday 13th April 2018