Deborah Ross

Clever, funny and stomach-knotting: Promising Young Woman reviewed

This rape-revenge thriller is twisty and furious and Carey Mulligan’s performance electrifying

Carey Mulligan’s performance as Cassie is intense and fiery and electrifying, even if she’s nowhere near good-looking enough (joke). Credit: © 2019 Promising Woman, LLC. All rights reserved

Already a subscriber? Log in

This article is for subscribers only

Subscribe today to get 3 months' delivery of the magazine, as well as online and app access, for only £3.

  • Weekly delivery of the magazine
  • Unlimited access to our website and app
  • Enjoy Spectator newsletters and podcasts
  • Explore our online archive, going back to 1828


Want to join the debate?

Join the conversation with other Spectator readers by getting your first 3 months for just £3.

Already a subscriber? Log in