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Lenny Abrahamson weaves a spell of desolation

Emma Donoghue and Abrahamson perform a kind of alchemy in Room

17th January, 2016

Room; Directed by Lenny Abrahamson; Nationwide, 15A; Rating: 5/5

The Revenant; Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu; Nationwide, 16; Rating: 5/5

The writer Emma Donoghue and director Lenny Abrahamson perform a kind of alchemy in Room, the screen adaptation of the award-winning, bestselling novel, turning a story inspired by horrific true-crime incidents of kidnapping and abduction by sexual psychopaths into a heartbreaking fable about parenting, time and survival. In their...

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