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Una (2016)

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A woman confronts an older man, her former neighbour, to find out why he abandoned her after they had a sexual relationship.

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(based on his play "Blackbird")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Una
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Man in Nightclub
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Ray
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Andrea
Madeleine Brolly ...
Courtroom Clerk
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Prosecutor
Gary Finnerty ...
Truck Driver
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Scott
Maciej Krupianik ...
Foreman
Mandy Surridge ...
Picnic Mum
Xanthe Gibson ...
Leah
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John
Katie Money ...
Gemma
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Poppy
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Storyline

When a young woman unexpectedly arrives at her much-older former lover's workplace, looking for answers, the secrets of their dark past threaten to unravel his new life. What follows is an emotional and unflinching excavation of inappropriate love, with shattering consequences.

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Absence Makes the Hurt Grow Stronger.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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1 September 2017 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Blackbird  »

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Trivia

Ben Mendelsohn and Riz Ahmed had previously starred together in Star Wars: Rogue One (2016). See more »

Quotes

Una: I don't know anything about you except you abused me.
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Strong story with one complaint
27 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Yes, this film is well done, thought provoking, etc., with all the deserved kudos given it, but my one problem with both this film and another, also referenced by another commenter, The Girl in the Book, is that both actresses could have and should have portrayed their younger selves. Nobody's physical appearance changes that much from teens to twenties, even into early thirties, and it's just always jarring to see a completely different actor who never looks or acts anything like their older counterpart. Rooney Mara could easily have played younger, as could the other actress in the other film, and the problem with both is that the younger actresses in both films steal so much focus that it's hard to go back to viewing the older actresses within the same story without having to consciously and constantly adjust, which, to me, anyway, ruins the flow.


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