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Shelter

Shelter
  • 2014
  • US
  • 103 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Paul Bettany
  • Written by: Paul Bettany
  • Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Mackie
  • UK release: 14 December 2015

Hannah (Connelly) is a homeless woman in New York who attracts the romantic attention of Tahir (Mackie), an illegal immigrant from Nigeria who prevents her from committing suicide. Bettany's debut as a writer/director is earnest and hard-hitting, with powerful and captivating work from Connelly.

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Shelter

14 Dec 20154 stars

Jennifer Connelly astounds in her husband Paul Bettany’s earnest directorial debut

Actor Paul Bettany is now best known as Jarvis and the Vision in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; a notable presence, he’s rarely given much to do, or much of any consequence at least. As writer and director of Shelter, he’s crafted a hard-hitting film…

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