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R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
A drug-addled, manipulative misanthrope (James McAvoy) begins to experience increasingly severe hallucinations as he tries to solve the murder of a Japanese student.

Cast: James McAvoy , Jamie Bell , Eddie Marsan , Jim Broadbent , Imogen Poots , Joanne Froggatt , Shirley Henderson , Emun Elliott

Director: Jon S. Baird

Genres: Crime drama, Dark comedy

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Filth (2013)

Release Date: May 30th, 2014|1 hr. 37 min.

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  • Even when the film falls to pieces, McAvoy's bonkers brilliance will blow you away. show more

  • Baird can be forgiven for a handful of careless and ham-fisted touches. Filth is still a hugely entertaining breath of foul air fueled by McAvoy’s impressively ugly star performance. show more

  • Writer-director Jon S. Baird has devilish fun with the hilarious black-comic elements of Irvine Welsh’s novel, but the incessant bad behavior does get a wee bit monotonous, and the twist ending is disappointingly pat. show more

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