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CFF Rewind - You Were Never Really Here

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After headlining a Lynne Ramsay retrospective at CFF 37 in 2017, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE went on to win rave reviews from audiences and critics alike.


Joaquin Phoenix and Ekaterina Samsonov are the mesmerising leads in YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE, adapted from the novel by American author Jonathan Ames. Lynne Ramsay’s dark and gripping thriller pulls the viewer into a nightmarish world of missing teenage girl Nina, with brutal and tormented enforcer Joe on a rescue mission. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to his awakening.


YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE IS A TAUT AND ALMOST UNBEARABLY INTENSE 90-MINUTES, WITHOUT AN OUNCE OF FAT ON IT. RAMSAY DOESN'T GIVE YOU A SECOND TO BREATHE. IT'S GRIM, IT’S DARK, IT’S DELIRIOUS FUN.

rogerebert.com

  • Year
    2017
  • Runtime
    89 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Rating
    15
  • Director
    Lynne Ramsay
  • Cast
    Joaquin Phoenix, Judith Roberts, Ekaterina Samsonov