You Were Never Really Here

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Strong violence, injury detail, child sex abuse theme & language.

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You Were Never Really Here

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You Were Never Really Here’ follows a brutal enforcer named Joe as he sets out to rescue a teenage girl – an ambitious politician’s daughter – from human traffickers. 

Joe is well-known in his underground world for his efficiency, ruthlessness and ability to leave no trace behind of what he’s done. And as he attempts to bring the girl home, an overwhelming storm of violence begins to brew.

A gripping, harrowing thriller from the director of ‘We Need To Talk About Kevin’, ‘You Were Never Really Here’ stars Joaquin Phoenix as Joe. 

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  • Cast members
    Joaquin Phoenix, Alessandro Nivola, Ekaterina Samsonov
  • Running time
    90 minutes
  • Directed by
    Lynne Ramsay
  • Language


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5 Stars
“ An overwhelming experience, a slice of pure cinema ”

5 Stars
“ Joaquin Phoenix's feel-bad vigilante thriller will blow you away ”

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“ Joaquin Phoenix is superb ”

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