“Shame” is a 2011 drama film directed by steve mcqueen and starring michael fassbender and carey mulligan. The film follows the story of Brandon Sullivan, a successful executive in New York City who is struggling with a sex addiction.
The movie delves into the darker aspects of Brandon's addiction and his inability to form meaningful connections with others, including his sister Sissy, who unexpectedly comes to stay with him. The film explores themes of addiction, loneliness, and the search for human connection.
“Shame” received critical acclaim for its bold and unflinching portrayal of addiction and sexuality. The performances by the cast are outstanding, with Fassbender delivering a powerful and haunting performance as Brandon, and Mulligan bringing depth and vulnerability to her role as Sissy.
The film's direction and cinematography are also noteworthy, with McQueen's trademark long takes and muted color palette contributing to the film's somber and melancholic atmosphere.
Overall, “Shame” is a challenging and thought-provoking film that offers a raw and unvarnished portrayal of addiction and its consequences. It is a must-watch for those interested in exploring the complexities of human behavior and relationships. However, the film contains explicit sexual content and nudity, and is not suitable for all audiences.
|Directed by||steve mcqueen,|
|Written by||steve mcqueen
|Produced by||Iain Canning
|Starring||michael fassbender, carey mulligan,|
|Edited by||Joe Walker|
|Music by||Harry Escott|
|Film4 UK Film Council Alliance Films Lipsync Productions HanWay Films See-Saw Films|
|Distributed by||Momentum Pictures|
|Release dates||4 September 2011 (Venice) 13 January 2012 (United Kingdom)|
|Running time||101 minutes|
|Box office||$20.4 million|