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2.8
107 Ratings

Una

Directed by Benedict Andrews
United States, 2016
Drama

Synopsis

Two people who once had a passionate affair meet again fifteen years later.

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Una Directed by Benedict Andrews

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  • Igor Ramos's rating of the film Una

    "Una" is a very decent movie, but given the caliber of the two leading actors and the topic of discussion I was expecting something stronger. The company/warehouse where most of the present-day action takes place was a cool location for the confrontation between the two characters. The film ends on a somber tone which I enjoyed, but overall... a lukewarm result.

  • Artemis's rating of the film Una

    A fantastically disquieting and uncomfortable story that is slightly undercut by overly ambitious directing.

  • smndvdcl's rating of the film Una

    A deeply unsettling social realism drama that echoes films like 'Boy A'. The kind of film that leaves you haunted weeks after. The dark heart of human nature left raw for inspection. The worst part is having to conclude that child abusers still have facets of humanity beyond the menace - this is what discomfits far more than simply alienating yourself from their villainies.

  • Matt Richards's rating of the film Una

    An often tense and thought provoking reconciliation piece between a man and the now adult woman who he had an illicit relationship with when she was a 13-year old child. It's a great discussion piece and refreshingly original in it's story angle. Mendelsohn and Mara have a strong, believable connection. 3.5 stars

  • Mr.Rager's rating of the film Una

    Pairing Mara and Mandelsohn seems for me something pretty spectacular, both being capable to achieve great performances even in small projects. Both of them had balls to accept this parts because this film tackles a sensitive problem. The drama was real, the acting was credible and i liked how the story was developed and how it ended. 7/10

  • Genadijus L.'s rating of the film Una

    Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn give exclusive performances full of which emotional extremes in this slow and edgy drama from the play "Blackbird" by David Harrower. On the other hand, some of the undeveloped and perverse flashbacks didn't allow to lift up the drama to a higher level and become more provocative as the main characters should provide striking emotional game who's the victim of them and of their past.

  • Renton47's rating of the film Una

    This is #provocative for patrons of the Arthouse matinee and you wouldn't need to read the label to know that Una is written and directed by men. Its attempt to show that trauma causes development limbo feels misguided, an adult speaking as a 13 year old, looking more like a fantasy. It plays with "serious" issues but has nothing to say about them, its only sin but a major one.

  • Eric Eidelstein's rating of the film Una

    Ill watch Rooney Mara in just about anything, but oh boy this was offensive. Offensive not only in its exploration of abuse, but also in its overall emptiness. There’s nothing to this movie!! This movie says nothing!!