Young Adam

British Beat writer Alexander Trocchi's first novel is adapted for the screen by David Mackenzie. Two barge workers, Joe (Ewan McGregor) and Leslie (Peter Mullan) discover the corpse of a woman. Joe, an amoral and taciturn drifter, hoists the body ashore, seemingly undisturbed, but as days pass his behaviour becomes more and more erratic and he begins a torrid and cruel affair with Leslie's long-suffering wife (Tilda Swinton). Premiered at Cannes in 2003.

Year: 2003
Genre: Art House Cinema, Drama, Nick's Favourites, Sensual or Erotic Films, Kate's Favourites, 2006
Country: UK
Director: David Mackenzie
Starring: Ewan McGregor, Tilda Swinton, Peter Mullan, Emily Mortimer, Jack McElhone
Duration: 94 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains sex scenes.
Location in store: Art House Cinema



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