“DIRTY GOD” : with an emotional presence that reached out to us, first-time actress Vicky Knight, bearing the stigmatas of a past tragedy, gives heartfelt performance as ‘Jade’

One of the year's best films
Vicky Knight, Katherine Kelly and Eliza Brady-Girard
Directed by Sacha Polak

What an extraordinary performance from newcomer Vicky Knight, who has to carry an entire film on her shoulders. Her task is doubly astounding considering that her character, Jade, is severely damaged—both inside and out—and bringing her to life requires a vulnerability that would likely frighten even the most seasoned actors. In the new film “Dirty God,” Jade’s name alone provides insight into ... more >