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Sharper (2023)

Opens on February 17

Director: Benjamin Caron Run Time: 116 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023

Starring: Briana Middleton, John Lithgow, Julianne Moore, Justice Smith, Sebastian Stan

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

No one is who they seem in Sharper, a neo-noir thriller of secrets and lies, set amongst New York City’s bedrooms, barrooms and boardrooms. Characters compete for riches and power in a high stakes game of ambition, greed, lust and jealousy that will keep audiences guessing until the final moment.

About the filmmaker:

Benjamin Caron is an Emmy Award-winning British film and television director making his feature directorial debut with the neo-noir thriller Shaper (2023). He earned recognition for his direction on episodes of recent high-profile television series, including Sherlock in 2017, The Crown from 2016-2022, and Andor in 2022. His previous work includes episodes of acclaimed series Hollyoaks in 2009, Casualty in 2010, Skins in 2012, and Wallander in 2015, followed by film presentations of Kenneth Branagh’s Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter’s Tale (2015), Romeo and Juliet (2016), and The Entertainer (2016). He also directed music videos for artists including Jay-Z, Madonna, Lady GaGa and the Black Eyes Peas.

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