Elizabeth Olsen is a new up and coming celebrity that’s been gracing the big screen for a mere three years and yet she’s making leaps and bounds. 493 more words
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A troubled young woman escapes from a cult. Spends lots of time looking into the middle distance.
When this film began and within minutes main character Martha (Elizabeth Olsen) was almost immediately psychologically and sexually abused I sighed and braced myself for yet another unnecessarily gruelling film showing nasty and ‘gritty’ violence towards women dressed up as art. 158 more words
I loved this film, loved it in the most stressed out sort of a way. A taster:
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This is the story of Martha (Elizabeth Olsen, in a debut role), who becomes alternatively ‘Marcy May’ and ‘Marlene,’ and, with a great tremulousness, steps back towards Martha again.