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.
Joaquin Phoenix earned best actor award at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival for his performance in the film, which also tied for best screenplay with The Killing Of A Sacred Sacred Deer. There are very few winners at Cannes that go on to win Oscars, Best Picture included.
You Were Never Really Here is Lynne Ramsay’s follow up to the 2011 film We Need to Talk About Kevin.