Cinecity 15th Brighton Film Festival

10 - 26 November

You Were Never Really Here

25 Nov 6:30 pm: You Were Never Really Here

Director: Lynne Ramsay

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Acclaimed Scottish film-maker Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin, Morvern Callar, Ratcatcher) delivers a stripped back thriller that walked away with two awards from at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year. Ramsay herself jointly scooped the Best Screenplay award and lead actor Joaquin Phoenix took Best Actor for his portrayal of Joe, a Gulf War veteran, former FBI agent and now killer-for-hire.

You Were Never Really Here is a brutal and intense vision of an unhinged protagonist who specialises in freeing the victims of child sex rings. Based on Jonathan Ames’ 2013 novel of the same name and backed by a throbbing score courtesy of Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, Ramsay’s latest feature is a dark and quite brilliantly executed experience.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alessandro Nivola

Produced in: UK-USA-France

Running time: 95 mins

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