Joaquin Phoenix, who clearly channels Taxi Driver‘s Travis Bickle here, is kicking ass and taking names in the first trailer for Lynne Ramsay’s dark thriller, You Were Never Really Here.
Based on the trailer alone, this genuinely looks like a fantastic film with a great performance cast. You Were Never Really Here has already received positive buzz after a screening at the Cannes earlier this year. [Director Ramsay’s] return seals her standing as one of our most fearless and forceful filmmakers, if not one as prolific as she deserves to be,” said the LA Times.
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe’s nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.