WHO’S IN IT?
Joaquin Phoenix (Her), Ekaterina Samsonov (Anesthesia), Alex Manette (Shame), John Doman (Blue Valentine), Judith Roberts (Dead Silence), Alessandro Nivola (American Hustle), Frank Pando (Children of Invention), Vinicius Damasceno (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin), director, writer, producer; Rosa Attab (I, Daniel Blake), Pascal Caucheteux (Jackie) and James Wilson (Under The Skin), producers; Jonny Greenwood (Phantom Thread), composer; Thomas Townend (Attack The Block), cinematographer; Joe Bini (American Honey), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Joe (Phoenix) is a traumatised war veteran who now tracks down missing girls for a living. He is soon assigned to find Nina (Samsonov), the teenage daughter of a politician running for Senate, who has been abducted and forced to work in a brothel for wealthy patrons. His mission soon goes south, however, when it turns out that there is a much larger conspiracy at play, and it’s one where he may not live to see it be uncovered…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Lynne Ramsay’s long-awaited follow-up to her 2011 critical darling We Need To Talk About Kevin is an intense and gloriously bloody revenge film that features a stunning lead performance by Joaquin Phoenix.