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The Assistant

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DVD Features:

  • Released: April 28, 2020
  • Originally Released: 2019
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region [unknown]
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.00
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English

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Directed by
Screenwriting by

Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh91%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 186
Rating: 4/5 -- A film designed more to educate and shine a light on the manipulative practices of the industry we so often use as an escape rather than specifically entertain, The Assistant is an uncomfortable experience, but a necessary one. Full Review
The AU Review
May 18, 2020
Rating: 4/5 -- There is no end to the humiliation in The Assistant, which imagines what it must have been like to serve as a downtrodden PA to a Harvey Weinstein type, and to accidentally but undeniably become his accomplice. Full Review
Student Edge
May 14, 2020
Kitty Green’s THE ASSISTANT reveals its game slowly, with a confidence you wouldn’t expect from a debut dramatic feature.
Wall Street Journal
Jan 30, 2020
THE ASSISTANT looks at a powerful serial abuser -- at the patterns of exploitation, at the network of enablers he builds around himself over several decades -- through the at-once limited and privileged perspective of someone very low on the totem pole of his empire.
A.V. Club
Jan 25, 2020
THE ASSISTANT grapples with the way that those who don’t speak up become passive enablers.
Variety
Sep 1, 2020
4 stars out of 5 -- [A] claustrophobic, intimately unsettling movie about the assistant to an arrogant and abusive New York based film mogul...
The Guardian
Feb 23, 2020
4 stars out of 5 -- [A] darkly compelling, forensically detailed shocker from Australian writer-director Kitty Green about one young woman’s experience working for a monster.
Rolling Stone
Jan 29, 2020

Product Description:

A young woman named Jane (Julia Garner) spends her days working as the assistant to an authoritative business executive (Matthew Macfadyen). Amidst the routine of her daily tasks, she comes to recognize the sinister mistreatment underscoring her role in the office. Soon, she discovers that both her career and her welfare may be vulnerable to significant harm. Written and directed by Kitty Green; co-starring Makenzie Leigh.

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  • UPC: 191329130469
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