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Heaven Knows What

Directors: Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie

Writers: Arielle Holmes, Josh Safdie, Ronald Bronstein

Cast: Arielle Holmes,

Caleb Landry Jones, Buddy Duress, Necro

Duration: 1h 37min

Language: English

Country: USA

Cert: 18

Year: 2014

Directed by celebrated filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie (Uncut Gems, Good Time), HEAVEN KNOWS WHAT blends fiction, formalism and raw vérité as it follows a young heroin addict (Arielle Holmes, in a tour de force performance) living on the streets of New York and her highly charged relationship with her boyfriend, Ilya (Caleb Landry-Jones X-Men: First Class, Get Out). The film -which world premiered at Venice, where it won the CICAE award, and subsequently played NYFF, Toronto and SXSW among other prestigious festivals - is based on Holmes’ memoir Mad Love in New York City.  

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“ exciting, creative and exhilarating jolt of cinema" ★★★★★ The Guardian
“Extraordinary... bold brave filmmaking" ★★★★★ Time Out
“Absolutely compelling" ★★★★
The Independent
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