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1hr 47mins // directed by:Michael Pearce // featuring:Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James // CC, AD, Assisted Listening

In a small island community, a troubled young woman falls for a mysterious outsider who empowers her to escape her oppressive family.

Moll (Jessie Buckley) is 27 and still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her and too beholden to her family to break away. When she meets Pascal (Johnny Flynn), a free-spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love. Finally breaking free from her family, Moll moves in with Pascal to start a new life. But when he is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, she is left isolated and afraid. Choosing to stand with him against the suspicions of the community, Moll finds herself forced to make choices that will impact her life forever.

"Writer-director Pearce, making his feature debut, proves dedicated to a psychological naturalism." — Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice

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"An extremely strong first feature from Pearce, and Buckley is riveting. You can't look away." — Sheila O'Malley RogerEbert.com

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