Young Adam (2004) A luxuriously brutish story set in 1950s Glasgow, the very opposite of "nice" -- and that's a compliment. Freed from the constrictions of glamour, Ewan… 2004-04-16 PT99M Drama Mystery and Thriller Ewan McGregor Tilda Swinton Alan Cooke Peter Mullan Sony Pictures Classics
Movie Review

Young Adam (2004)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Limited Release: Apr 16, 2004; Length: 99 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Mystery and Thriller; With: Ewan McGregor and Tilda Swinton; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

A luxuriously brutish story set in 1950s Glasgow, the very opposite of ''nice'' -- and that's a compliment. Freed from the constrictions of glamour, Ewan McGregor is a marvel of alluring unlikability as an amoral drifter.

Originally posted Apr 30, 2004 Published in issue #762-763 Apr 30, 2004 Order article reprints