Promising Young Woman
Winner! Best Actress (Carey Mulligan) and Best Screenplay — Los Angeles Film Critics
From visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman…until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life is what it appears to be: she’s wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she’s living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs of the past in this thrilling and wildly entertaining story.
USA | UK, 2020, 113 minutes, Rated R, Directed by Emerald Fennell
“One of the 10 best films of the year!”– Lindsey Bahr, ASSOCIATED PRESS
“A black comedy-thriller written and directed by ‘Killing Eve’ showrunner Emerald Fennell…Mulligan is consistently riveting throughout.”– Richard Lawson, VANITY FAIR
“A game-changing masterpiece. What the film says is haunting and unforgettable. It takes risks and goes to places where most other films are too afraid to go to.”– Scott Menzel, WE LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
“A delightfully wicked experience that is all held together by a near-best performance from Carey Mulligan.”– Nick Kush, CULTURED VULTURES
“One of the year’s best films! It's witty, scary, triumphant, heartbreaking, romantic and mean as hell.”– Evan Saathoff, BIRTH. MOVIES. DEATH.
“A thrilling, cathartic, and wickedly hilarious kick to the balls of male privilege, and one of the first must-see movies of the year.”– Rob Hunter, FILM SCHOOL REJECTS
“Emerald Fennell's debut feature is so razor sharp you'll have to check yourself for wounds.”– Matt Goldberg, COLLIDER