Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Ekaterina Samsonov, Alex Manette, Alessandro Nivola, John Doman, Judith Roberts
Story: Thriller written and directed by Lynne Ramsay which follows Joe (Joaquin Phoenix), an ex-soldier, ex-FBI agent who is tasked with rescuing a politician’s teenage daughter, Nina (Ekaterina Samsonov) from child trafficking. Corrupt power and vengeance unleash a storm of violence that may lead to Joe’s awakening.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Joe’s Mother: [to Joe] Where do you spend your time? What do you do out there alone?
Joe: I’m going to ask you some questions. How many are there?
Man: One guy inside the front door, a second guy on the top floor.
[on the phone]
Voice: After the tone, please leave a message.
Joe: It’s done.
Angel: [to Joe] A man called, and he wants to see you.
John McCleary: Senator Albert Votto, his teenage daughter is missing.
Joe: What’s the lead?
John McCleary: He got an anonymous text with an address.
John McCleary: [to Joe] Senator Albert Votto, he doesn’t want to get the cops involved. He wants to meet you.
Senator Votto: Do you have kids, Joe? Nina, her name is Nina. 235 East, 31st Street. I’ve heard of these places.
Joe: If she’s there I’ll get her.
Senator Votto: McCleary said you were brutal.
Joe: I can be.
Senator Votto: I want you to hurt them.
Joe: [to Votto] Don’t worry, I’ll get her.
[showing a photo to a man he’s beaten up]
Joe: Look, have you seen this girl? Is she inside?
Joe: Security, how many are there?
Joe: Nina, can you hear me. My name is Joe. It’s okay, come on.
Nina: Where are we going?
Joe: I’m taking you to your dad.
Joe: [to Nina] Close your eyes.
Joe: Pick up the phone.
John McCleary: What’s going on?
Joe: The cops are involved.
News Reporter: New York State Senator has been found dead in an apparent suicide.
Joe: I don’t know what the fuck is going on here.
Nina: Joe, wake up. It’s a beautiful day.
Nina: It’s okay, Joe. It’s okay.
You Were Never Really Here is set to open in the UK 03/09/2018 and US 04/06/2018.