Directed by Lynne Ramsay.
Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsanov, Alessandro Nivola, and Judith Roberts.
When a teenage girl (Ekaterina Samsanov) goes missing, a fixer (Joaquin Phoenix) with a unique skillset is sent to hammer out some justice on those responsible.
It takes a very special film to leave you stunned in your seat whilst the credits roll, collecting your thoughts in the dark, not quite ready to bleed into the reality of the outside world. Lynne Ramsay achieved it with the emotional wallop of We Need to Talk About Kevin, and now she has done it again, in a slightly more perplexing manner with You Were Never Really Here. It’s a film in the form of a slight burst of existential violence, with a man on fire central performance from the bearded shuffling monolith of Joaquin Phoenix.
With a plot that’s relatively simple,