In Our Name

In Our Name

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British drama about a female soldier (Joanne Froggatt, in a role that won her Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards 2010) returning home from Iraq, struggling to readjust to life with her daughter and husband. More

"Suzy's a born and bred soldier, but fitting back into civilian life after fighting in Iraq isn't easy. Haunted by the responsibility she feels for the death of an Iraqi child, she becomes obsessed with the safety of her own daughter, feeling the need to protect her against a threat that doesn't seem to exist. As Suzy's paranoia builds, her behaviour becomes more and more erratic, until she starts to put her own child in serious danger." (Official Synopsis)

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2010Rating: R16, contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes88 minsUK
Drama

In Our Name | Awards

Award Winner
Most Promising Newcomer (for Joanne Froggatt) at the British Independent Film Awards 2010.

In Our Name | Reviews

67%12 reviews

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Total Film

Total Film

Anchored by Froggatt's powerful performance, this is stark social realism steeped in honesty and humanity.

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Time Out

Time Out

The unfussy shooting style, the casting of actors both familiar from television and unknown and, of course, the dramatisation of a hot-button social issue all recall the films of Ken Loach.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Joanne Froggatt was a deserving winner at the British Independent Film awards this week for her powerful performance in a film that doesn't match the subtlety and intelligence of her acting.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

You will go a long way to see a better piece of screen acting than the one Joanne Froggatt turns in here, as a British soldier returning from a tour of duty in Iraq.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Despite a standout performance by Froggatt, Welsh's attempt to tackle the brutal realities of post-traumatic stress is hampered by over-scripted dialogue and an uncomfortable mid-film shift into thriller mode.

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