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You Were Never Really Here (2018)

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A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

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Judith Roberts
as Joe's Mother
John Doman
as John McCleary
Alex Manette
as Senator Votto
Alessandro Nivola
as Senator Williams
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Critic Reviews for You Were Never Really Here

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (8)

A film of external beauty in Ramsay's visual language and sound design but it's anchored by the internal work of her leading man.

January 23, 2018 | Full Review…

[Director Ramsay's] return seals her standing as one of our most fearless and forceful filmmakers, if not one as prolific as she deserves to be.

June 29, 2017 | Full Review…

A film for the ages.

May 31, 2017 | Full Review…

Ramsay has made a terrific short story, economical as hell but also so moment-for-moment gripping that you want to pore over its every shot, its every dark cranny.

May 29, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
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You Were Never Really Here is a powerful assault of a film, but it's missing its director's inimitable poetry.

May 27, 2017 | Full Review…

Though such notes of grace make You Were Never Really Here stand out, they are few and far between in this otherwise grimly violent and willfully oblique film.

May 26, 2017 | Full Review…
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