Sunday May 31, 2020

The Assistant: Monster in a blue suit casts a dark shadow

Kitty Green’s gripping drama, The Assistant, draws the viewer into a claustrophobic and chilling story that follows the working day of a young PA to a powerful and threatening – but never seen – New York film producer

3rd May, 2020
Julia Garner in The Assistant in which she plays a PA to an unseen but monstrous film producer

The Assistant

Directed by Kitty Green

Streaming, 15A

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