Dirty God

Dirty God


A resilient young East London mother is left dramatically scarred after a brutal acid attack in this Sundance Grand Jury Prize-nominated drama.... More

"After an acid attack by her ex, young mother Jade (newcomer Vicky Knight) from East London is left physically and emotionally scarred. But Jade is no passive victim; she makes her own choices – good or bad – and deals with the consequences. Spiralling down a self-destructive path, Jade finds short-lived solace in online liaisons where she finds the passion and connection she has been craving. However, as family life and friendships start to crumble, she may have to hit rock bottom before finding her path back to her daughter and herself." (Sydney Film Festival)Hide

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  • Knight's Jade feels authentic in her mood swings, from frustrated to questioning, from hopeful to devastated and back, sometimes within a single scene. Full Review

  • There's enough visual brio and emotional authenticity for Knight to bring it home. Full Review

  • Boasts a stand-out performance from newcomer Vicky Knight and an unflinching portrait of a strong-willed yet immature protagonist facing a radical change in how the world looks at her as well as how she sees herself. Full Review