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Prospect recommends: We Need to Talk About Kevin

By Xan Brooks  

No one plays flayed and haunted as well as Tilda Swinton does in the new film adaptation of Lionel Shriver's novel

We Need to Talk About Kevin On release from 21st October

The Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay made an electrifying debut with 1999’s Ratcatcher, followed it up with the soulful Morvern Callar in 2001 and was then bounced into an enforced layoff (the result, in part, of a doomed attempt to adapt The Lovely Bones). Happily she shows no signs of rust on We Need to Talk About…

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