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You Were Never Really Here (2017)

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A tormented but brutal hired gun sets out to rescue a young girl from a sex ring, only to find himself weathering a storm of violent vengeance when matters go awry.

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A tormented but brutal hired gun sets out to rescue a young girl from a sex ring, only to find himself weathering a storm of violent vengeance when matters go awry.

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R for strong violence, disturbing and grisly images, language, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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A Beautiful Day  »

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Was submitted to the Cannes Film Festival in an unfinished state, and was completed only a few days before the first public screening. Lynne Ramsay subsequently clarified that the version shown in Cannes was indeed the final cut, minus the end credits. See more »

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Joe's Mother: Where you spend your time? What do you do?
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References Speechless (2016) See more »

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Modern Version of Taxi Driver and More...!!
27 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

December 12 Gala Screening, Dubai International Film Festival 2017.

I have a confession to make. I haven't seen any of the films of Lynne Ramsay. But, I was really impressed with this movie. Very lucky to watch it long before it's theatrical release.

Joe is living with his old mother. He had a very difficult past. He is living with it's hangover. He gets an assignment to rescue a girl who was kidnapped. That's it. No more about the story. That's something you should really discover yourself. I just want to say that, this film will hold you to the seat even after the end of the film, to think.

Hats off to the Director for making such an intense film. Joaquin Phoenix, as ever, nailed the role. He won Best Actor Awards at the Cannes Film Festival.

Do not miss this awesome film. Good luck and enjoy it.

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