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Miss Julie

Miss Julie
  • 2014
  • 129 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Liv Ullmann
  • Written by: August Strindberg/Liv Ullmann
  • Cast: Jessica Chastain, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton
  • UK release: 19 June 2015

Adaptation of Strindberg's play about an upper-class young woman, Miss Julie (Chastain) who spends a night locked in a love-hate relationship with a valet, John (Farrell). Chastain and Farrell are convincing as the doomed couple, but it's theatrical and heavy-handed and pales in comparison to Mike Figgis's 1999 version.

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Miss Julie

31 Aug 20152 stars

Uninspired adaptation of Strindberg's play, with Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell

Her name synonymous with the intense psychodramas of Ingmar Bergman, actress-turned-director Liv Ullmann seems well placed to adapt and steer this latest film version of August Strindberg’s 1888 play, here relocated from Sweden to Ireland. Jessica…

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