When You Were Never Really Here premiered at Cannes in May, it received a seven-minute standing ovation. Writer/director Lynne Ramsay won the prize for Best Screenplay, while Joaquin Phoenix earned the award for Best Actor at the 70th annual meeting of the world's most prestigious film fest. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood (There Will Be Blood) wrote the score, which is juxtaposed against one vigilante's crusade to a rescue a young girl from the dangerous underworld of NYC.
What else do you need to sell you on this thing?
Well, in case you're somehow still unconvinced, Amazon's released a full-length trailer, which looks more like Refn than Ramsay. Take a look:
Good God, that's gonna be intense. Hopefully this one lives up to all the hype juice that's been poured on it thus far.
You Were Never Really Here hits select theaters April 6th, 2018, courtesy of Amazon Studios.