BEAST

Rating: M
Length: 107 minutes
Genre: Drama
Rating: M 107’ mature themes, violence, coarse language and sex scenes
Cast: Geraldine James, Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn
Director: Michael Pearce

Synopsis:
In a small island community, a troubled young woman falls for a mysterious outsider who empowers her to escape her oppressive family. When he comes under suspicion for a series of murders, she defends him at all costs.

Reviews:

95% on Rotten Tomatoes - Critics Consensus: Beast plays like bleak poetry, unfurling its psychological thrills while guided by its captivating leads and mesmerizing, visceral visuals.

"This is a film of some power, and one that doesn't flinch from following its more disturbing implications through to the end." Jake Wilson The Age

"Immaculately composed yet skittish, edgy and surprising, this impressive debut by writer-director Michael Pearce emanates a chill that will have you hugging your sides." Time Out
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