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Title: The Virtues
Post by: wilder on March 30, 2020, 03:43:10 PM

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Directed by Shane Meadows (This Is England)
Written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne
Music by PJ Harvey
4-episode series premieres on Topic (https://www.topic.com) April 2, 2020 ($6/month, free 7-day trial)

The Virtues is a dark, visceral, and unlikely love story between two strangers cast adrift. Joseph falls into despair when his 9 year-old son leaves for Australia with his ex. He walks away from his present life bound for Ireland to confront his past childhood. Stephen Graham stars as Joseph, a moral yet troubled man whos lost everything. Hes compelled to travel to Ireland to confront the demons from a childhood spent in the foster care system.