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Promising Young Woman (2020)

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A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path.

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Emerald Fennell

Writer:

Emerald Fennell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carey Mulligan ... Cassandra Thomas
Bo Burnham ... Ryan
Laverne Cox ... Gail
Clancy Brown ... Stanley Thomas
Jennifer Coolidge ... Susan
Alison Brie ... Madison
Christopher Mintz-Plasse ... Neil
Molly Shannon ... Mrs. Fisher
Angela Zhou ... Todd
Sam Richardson ... Paul
Connie Britton ... Dean Walker
Steve Monroe ... Detective Lincoln Walker
Casey Adams ... George
Francisca Estevez ... Amber
Timothy E. Goodwin ... Monty
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A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence including sexual assault, language throughout, some sexual material and drug use | See all certifications »

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Chris Lowell and Max Greenfield both starred in Veronica Mars. See more »

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Toxic
Written by Cathy Dennis, Christian Karlsson, Pontus Winnberg and Henry Jonback
Performed by Archimia.
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Watch at Your Own Risk
1 February 2020 | by zoi_no_mikoSee all my reviews

For a movie billing itself as female-empowering, this is anything but. Some may find satisfaction in the protagonist getting the "ultimate revenge", but it is in a way that is incredibly violent, NOT at all empowering and completely contrary to what the trailers would lead you to believe. Very disappointing, especially with such a talented and promising cast.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Promising Young Woman See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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