This is the new film from director Steve McQueen. The main character played by Irish actor Michael Fassbender.
is the main character of the movie and he’s got a horrible
sexual addiction. All he really wants to do is connect with someone in a real
and genuine way but it just never seems to happen. His sexual escapades are raw
but you can see that he is searching for more, something else.
When his wayward younger sister, Sissy, (Carey Mulligan) moves into his
apartment shaking memories of their shared painful past, Brandon 's insular life spirals out of control. Sissy is a cutter and equally damaged character comes to
stay with him and he tries to protect her from life but it isn’t always
The movie is extremely slow-paced, Director Steve McQueen lingers on scenes until they reach, and surpass, emotional breaking point. Shame is not exactly a sexy date movie, but it is not disgusting either.
doesn't have sex like normal people,
his entire sexuality seems to be rooted in self-hatred. Brandon
The film ends with
on the moment of a decision, but we don't know whether he's going to take the
one that could actually help him. There is little indication in the movie that
there is hope. This is one of the
best movies you’ll see this year and you will not be able to stop thinking
about these characters. Brandon