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Generally favorable reviews - based on 41 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 182 Ratings

Summary: Brandon is a 30-something man living in New York who is unable to manage his sex life. After his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment, Brandon's world spirals out of control. From director Steve McQueen (Hunger), Shame is a compelling and timely examination of the nature of need, how we live our lives and the experiences that shape us.
Runtime: 101 mins
Rating: Rated NC-17 for some explicit sexual content.
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Production: Film4
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Home Release Date: Apr 17, 2012
Director Credit
Steve McQueen Director
Writer Credit
Abi Morgan Writer
Steve McQueen Writer
Cast Credit
Alex Manette Steven
Alexandra Vino Cast
Amy Hargreaves Random Woman
Anna Rose Hopkins Flirty Girl
Briana Marin Cocktail Server
Carey Mulligan Sissy
Elizabeth Masucci Suited Woman
Hannah Ware Samantha
Jake Richard Siciliano Skype Son
James Badge Dale David
Jay Ferraro Brandon's Assistant
Lucy Walters Pretty Subway Girl
Michael Fassbender Brandon
Nicole Beharie Marianne
Robert Montano The Waiter
Producer Credit
Bergen Swanson Co-Producer
Emile Sherman Producer
Iain Canning Producer
Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Robert Walak Executive Producer
Tessa Ross Executive Producer
Tim Haslam Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: