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Emily The Criminal Crime, Thriller, Drama 2022 ...

Emily the Criminal is a 2022 American crime thriller film written and directed by John Patton Ford in his feature directorial debut. It stars Aubrey Plaza as the title character, with Theo Rossi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and Gina Gershon in supporting roles. The film follows Emily Benetto, a young woman saddled with student debt and locked out of the job market due to a minor criminal record, who gets involved in a credit card scam that pulls her into the criminal underworld of Los Angeles.

Emily the Criminal Crime, Thriller, Drama 2022 ...

Thematically, Emily the Criminal explores harsh realities that resonate notably differently today than they would have in past eras. Critic Sheila O'Malley of wrote, "In a different world, a different time, Emily the Criminal may very well have been a romantic drama, similar to Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone, mixing romance, criminality, class divides, and moral/ethical dilemmas."[11] While these are still aspects in play, they are approached in a matter-of-fact way, without Emily or her counterparts dwelling on them.

Emily the Criminal premiered in theaters on August 12th 2022. The crime drama-thriller stars Aubrey Plaza, Theo Rossi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, and Jonathan Avigdori. It runs for approximately an hour and thirty-seven minutes.

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Emily the Criminal makes the gradual progression from nail-biting caper to full-blown intense thriller, similarly to its lead character. The final act is terrific, as writer/director John Patton Ford builds to a satisfying release. Emily just wants to be free, but will it be that easy? This is more crowd-pleasing thriller than darkly downer drama, and as far as I am concerned, that is the coolest way I could have envisioned my Sundance experience this year coming to a close. Fans of Aubrey Plaza, your holy grail has arrived. 041b061a72


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