The Surreal Scot


BREAK OUT: Morvern Callar is Ramsay's chance to reach a wider audience

There are two sorts of British movie — the kind that wins awards, and the kind that makes money. Lynne Ramsay has been known for writing and directing the first kind since 1995, when Small Deaths, a short she made in film school, won the Prix du Jury at Cannes. Her third short, Gasman, took the big prize at Cannes too and the 32-year-old Scot's first full-length film, Ratcatcher, became an art-house hit. But with her latest effort, a psycho road movie called Morvern Callar, Ramsay may finally be positioned for box-office success. Her movie has a riveting — and...

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