Daniel Barber’s thrilling new film The Keeping Room (starring Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Muna Otaru and Sam Worthington) was given its UK release on 17 June.

The film centres around three Southern women – two sisters and one African American slave – left without men in the dying days of the Civil War, are forced to defend their home from the onslaught of a band of soldiers who have broken off from the fast approaching Union Army.

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