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You Were Never Really Here
Archived: You Were Never Really Here (2017)

director: Lynne Ramsay

composer: Jonny Greenwood
With: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, a.o.

duration: 85 minutes
Crime, Drama

Gala Premières and special events

"Ramsay's portrait of a damaged private contractor is both daring and sickening, bringing to mind 'Taxi Driver' and its notorious antihero." (The Guardian). "The cuts are so sharp and subliminal that the audience races to keep up with the mystery unfurling inside the head of a killer played by Joaquin Phoenix." (The Times)


director: Lynne Ramsay
composer: Jonny Greenwood
producer: Lynne Ramsay, James Wilson, Pascal Caucheteux, Rosa Attab
screenplay: Lynne Ramsay based on the novel by Jonathan Ames
Editor: Joe Bini
Cinematography: Thomas Townend

production company: Film4

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: United States of America - France
year: 2017


LYNNE RAMSAY (1969): Small Deaths (1996, short), Gasman (1998, short), Ratcatcher (1999), Kill The Day (2000, short), Morvern Callar (2002), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Swimmer (2012, short), You Were Never Really Here (2017).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35

Other festival films by director Lynne Ramsay

2011:We Need To Talk About Kevin


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