Martin Stitt’s ‘Love Me Do’ tells the story of the dangers of engrossing love and the depths of desperation. We are introduced to embittered investment banker Antonia (Rebecca Calder) and unemployed actor Max (Jack Gordon) as they embark upon their first night together. Although their professional lives are a world apart, Antonia and Max manage to build a romantic bond that will drive them to do the unthinkable. Antonia’s London home soon becomes their safe space; here secrets are shared which shape and taint the rest of their lives together. Very quickly, the pair’s dependence upon one another grows and their lives become disastrously entangled and dark. The acting throughout this film is spectacular with both Jack Gordon and Rebecca Calder delivering flawless performances. The pair are a screen match made in heaven and carry the story from start to end. Martin Stitt’s writing and direction are both nuanced and bold. Having previously been nominated for a British Independent Film Award, ‘Love Me Do’ once again proves that this British filmmaker is one to watch. Stitt’s fascination with the darker side of human nature makes for a fantastic story and brilliant film.