British actress Sophia Di Martino is getting all the attention after she played the role of Sylvie, on Loki on Disney+ right now. Loki was her debut appearance on the US television but her breakthrough role on the UK Television was back in 2016. Her show flowers that aired on Channel 4 was a critically acclaimed show in the UK.
What is the plot of Flowers?
Flowers tell the story of the deeply dysfunctional lives of the Flowers family. The lead character Maurice Flowers (Julian Barratt), is a depressed and unhappy author who writes a popular children’s book series. Maurice lives in a crumbling country cottage along with his wife Deborah (Olivia Colman).
He also has grown twin children, Amy (Di Martino) and Don (Daniel Rigby). Shun is another major character on the show. He is the Japanese illustrator of his books, and he resides in a shed in the garden. The character of Shun is played by the writer of the show Will Sharpe.
Maurice is stressed out and depressed with his life. He is hopeless about his life to the point that he even has suicidal ideation. His wife Deborah tries to hide her deep unhappiness and forces happiness on her face. Flowers twins have grown adults who are living in their parents’ house.
Major characters in the Flowers
Amy is one of the major characters on the show. She is a depressed shut-in soul who spends her time creating dark art pieces and music. Her twin brother Don is glued to different devices and is always trying to create ridiculous new devices that are of no use. Daniel Rigby plays Don who hasn’t grown above the mental age of 13. He is trapped in fantasy and a world of his own.
Who is in the cast of Flowers?
- Flowers is a sitcom created by Alan Bennett, David Lynch, and John Waters. The cast of Flowers include:
- Olivia Colman
- Julian Barrett
- Georgina Campbell
- Daniel Rigby
- Di Martino
Sophia Di Martino in Flowers
Martino gives an outstanding performance in the show. The show is full of amazing performances but Martino stands out amongst all the other actors on the show. In series 2, she appears in a different avatar. She transforms from a sullen evil twin of Bush and changing into a different person. She has dyed her hair blonde and enters an increasingly manic phase. Her ambition is to make music and her music is insanely elaborate and deep. Part 2 of the series is darker and deeper as compared to season 1. Season 2 belongs to Martino as she has an intense character. Flowers is a deeply empathetic comedy show about mental illness. The characters in the show feel the need to heal.
Where can you stream Flowers seasons 1 and 2?
The fans of Sophia Di Martino can stream Flowers on Netflix. The streaming platform is airing both seasons 1 and 2 of the show.