Critically acclaimed vigilante thriller M.F.A. hit iTunes in Canada.
The film, from director Natalia Leite and writer Leah McKendrick, takes on the searing current issue of sexual violence on campus.
M.F.A., which was nominated for the Grand Jury Award at the 2017 SXSW festival, tells a gripping story of a young woman forced to take action to protect herself in “perhaps the bravest, rawest rape-revenge thriller yet” (No Film School). Francesca Eastwood gives a breakout performance as an art student who is sexually assaulted at a party. After struggling to receive any support from her college to find justice and cope with her trauma, she impulsively confronts her attacker – a decision that has deadly repercussions. As she tracks down fellow rape survivors, an unlikely vigilante is born.
Also starring Leah McKendrick, Clifton Collins Jr. and Peter Vack who shed an eye-opening light on current gender issues in this new rape- revenge genre flick,
“FRANCESCA EASTWOOD DELIVERS A TOUGH, EYE-OPENING PERFORMANCE”
“A HARROWING ATOMIC BOMB OF TRUTH”
“EASTWOOD STAKES HER CLAIM AS AN UP-AND-COMER TO BE RECKONED WITH.”
“M.F.A. IS AN EMPOWERING FILM THAT’S JUST AS ENLIGHTENING.”
“FRANCESCA EASTWOOD’S PERFORMANCE IS UTTERLY SPECTACULAR.”
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