#MeToo drama offers unsettling study of day-to-day abuse
The Guardian -

Film about assistant to a New York film mogul details how stress, humiliation and bullying become the enablers for abuse by powerful men

Kitty Green’s The Assistant is a claustrophobic, intimately unsettling movie about the assistant to an arrogant and abusive New York based film mogul; it can claim to be the first drama which addresses the #MeToo issue, and therefore very contemporary – although appearing on the face of it to be set before the #MeToo movement took off, and before this kind of...


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