Directed by Benedict Andrews.
Starring Rooney Mara, Ben Mendelsohn, Ruby Stokes, Riz Ahmed, Tobias Menzies, Natasha Little, and Tara Fitzgerald.
A woman confronts an older man, her former neighbor, to find out why he abandoned her after they had a sexual relationship.
The premise of Una is enough on its own to safely say that it’s going to be an uncomfortable, challenging, and possibly upsetting watch (especially considering the current climate of society where every day a few more celebrities or noteworthy public personas are being outed as sex offenders), but it’s worth rolling through every mixed feeling thanks to the electric chemistry on display from the always fearless Rooney Mara (Carol, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and the severely underrated Ben Mendelsohn (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Bloodline). Together, they are able to provide layers to the troubling past and present of their characters that,