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You Were Never Really Here (2018)You Were Never Really Here (2018)

You Were Never Really Here (2018)

Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.6

movie

France, UK

English

A-list actors, Dark, Intense

2018

Female director, Lynne Ramsay

Alessandro Nivola, Alex Manette, Claire Hsu

89 min

Synopsis

A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Our Take

7.6
Staff

The performance of a pot-bellied Joaquin Phoenix is nothing short of perfection. He brilliantly portrays a hitman down on his luck who happens to rescue a kidnapped teenage girl. It’s a tight movie, running a short 89 minutes. It makes a point that sticks. Pure entertainment, pure acting, and amazing directing by Lynne Ramsay (who also directed We Need to Talk About Kevin).

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