Living on the British seaside during the mid-1950s, teenage Lynda (Emily Lloyd) attracts the attention of her puritanical neighbors by openly displaying her sexuality. Her mother has been dead for some time, and her father (Geoffrey Hutchings) cannot cope with raising a daughter,
especially one who consistently embarrasses him. WISH YOU WERE HERE is a slice-of-life comedy-drama about average folks. Unfortunately, the result is a rather ordinary coming-of-age picture that throws in some standard traumas. What sets WISH YOU WERE HERE apart is Emily Lloyd. She sparkles
on-screen and carries the weight of the entire picture with her lovely smile. Although first-time di...