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Shame

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Shame


Brandon is a 30-something man living in New York who is unable to manage his sex life. After his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment, Brandon's world spirals out of control. From director Steve McQueen (Hunger), Shame is a compelling and timely examination of the nature of need, how we live our lives and the experiences that shape us.
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Carrie Rickey: A brother's sexual compulsion and his sister's emotional neediness offer clues to a family trauma that consumes them in Steve McQueen's unrelenting and intensely compelling film, Shame. » Read more
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Video: Trailer: Shame

12/08/2011
Carrie Rickey: A brother's sexual compulsion and his sister's emotional neediness offer clues to a family trauma that consumes them in Steve McQueen's unrelenting and intensely compelling film, Shame. » Read more
Video: Trailer: Shame
12/08/2011
Gary Thompson: With Shame, Michael Fassbender continues to, uh, flesh out one of the great calender-year acting feats in recent history. When has an actor ever been so good in so many different roles? » Read more
Video: Trailer: Shame

MPAA rating:
Unrated
for some explicit sexual content
Cast:
Amy Hargreaves; Carey Mulligan; James Badge Dale; Anna Rose Hopkins; Michael Fassbender; Lucy Walters; Jake Richard Siciliano; Hannah Ware; Elizabeth Masucci; Nicole Beharie
Directed by:
Steve McQueen
On the web:
 
Shame Official Site
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
01:39
Release date:
2011
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