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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Michael Fassbender
Carey Mulligan
James Badge Dale
Nicole Beharie
Directors
Steve McQueen
Screenwriters
Abi Morgan
Steve McQueen
Running Time
101 minutes

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Plot
New York professional Brandon (Fassbender) thinks he is a normal guy with a robust sexual appetite. But the unexpected arrival of his damaged sister Sissy (Mulligan) forces him to realise that he might have a problem...


Verdict
Brave, beautifully acted and emotionally revealing — an early strong contender for the most provocative and compelling film of the year.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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