15 April 2021, The Tablet

Powerful Bafta-winning debut tackles date rape


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Powerful Bafta-winning debut tackles date rape

‘What do you think you are doing?’ – Carey Mulligan as Cassie

 

Emerald Fennell’s debut feature, Promising Young Woman, begins with Cassie Thomas (Carey Mulligan), being eyed up by some predatory young men when she’s falling-down drunk in an Ohio nightclub.

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