Shame (2011), directed by Steve McQueen, and starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Shame, directed by Steve McQueen, and starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan; No. 36 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

New York movies: Shame (2011)

Never mind Michael Fassbender’s bollocks; the real nakedness in Steve McQueen’s portrait of a sex addict comes when our city’s pleasuredome facade is stripped away. It’s as much a portrait of post-9/11 NYC as it is of a broken man, encapsulated in a rendition of “New York, New York” that melds personal trauma and public anguish.—David Fear

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