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Parent & Baby Screening: You Were Never Really Here (15)

A still from Lynne Ramsay's You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay's brutal and masterful new film tells the story of a traumatised veteran (Joaquin Phoenix), unafraid of violence, who tracks down missing girls for a living. 

Joaquin Phoenix plays Joe, a damaged Gulf War veteran and former FBI agent turned assassin for hire, who specialises in saving victims from child sex rings. When Nina (Ekaterina Samsonov), a US Senator’s daughter is kidnapped, he is tasked with taking out the perpetrators and saving her. But as the case spins out of control, Joe stumbles on a conspiracy that threatens his life.

Based on Jonathan Ames’s novella, this film is a devastating portrayal of a man wrestling with years of painful repression and abuse. Phoenix is on excellent form, utterly convincing as a man engaged in a cycle of violence and self-harm he cannot control.

UK, France, US 2017 Dir Lynne Ramsay 85 min

Our Parent and Baby screenings are designed for adults to enjoy the latest film releases with their young babies, in a relaxed atmosphere with gentler lighting and sound. Screenings are suitable for babies of 12 months or under.

Please arrive promptly at the advertised start time

Proof of ID may be requested on entry to films, in compliance with BBFC ratings


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