This British film is an explicit and thoughtful character drama co-written and directed by Steve McQueen.
Brandon (Michael Fassbender) is a successful and handsome advertising executive living in New York. seemingly lonely and detached, he has a compulsive sexual addiction. When his troubled younger sister (Carey Mulligan) moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon feels trapped by her presence and he struggles with his dark secrets.
Trivia: Shame premiered at The 68th Venice Film Festival in the main competition. Fassbender won a Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Film Festival for his role in the film