Promising Young Woman

Promising Young Woman ★★★★★

This pushed all my buttons in the best possible way. I appreciate subtle films that take their time. Sometimes though, I want a film to kick my ass. To take me on a ride. Promising Young Woman did this for its entire running time. It's a visceral tour de force with a fascinating and dynamic performance by Carey Mulligan. See it with as little knowledge as possible. Until more people see it I'd rather not write about the plot or the many sit-up-straight in your seats sequences. Normally when I check my watch during a film it's not a good sign. I did check once in Promising Young Woman. Why? Because I didn't want it to end. I can't remember the last time that happened and it felt so good.

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