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Jake Nicholls

Yes, I didn’t really get a solid sense of the kids’ ages—I’m still not sure, actually! I was very surprised when Lexie was thinking about the possibility of having a baby and it was revealed that she and Brian were both 18 years old. I think it does feed back to lack of character depth/complexity: each of the children came across to me as quite cliched—e.g. the sporty one, the sensitive one, the fashionable one, the rebel…