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The best films in June 2019—Dirty God and Gloria Bell

Plus a new documentary about the fashion designer Halston

By Wendy Ide   June 2019
Vicky Knight in Dirty God

Vicky Knight in Dirty God

 

Dirty God

Released on 7th June

When a young mother from London leaves hospital after an acid attack perpetrated by her ex-boyfriend, her future, like her face, has changed radically. With little education and no financial security, opportunities for girls like Jade are limited. But now, without the currency of her looks to trade on, she must navigate reactions which range from pity to revulsion. A superb performance from newcomer Vicky Knight, herself a burns victim, drives this spirited portrait…

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