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Michael Fassbender Pursues a Woman in First 'Shame' Clip

September 6, 2011 (6:33 am) GMT
Fassbender's sex addicted character stares at a woman in a subway, making her uncomfortable and flee as soon as the train stops.

On the heels of "" world premiere at Venice Film Festival, the first clip from the movie has landed online. Attached to footage of the press conference in Venice, the sneak peek sees 's Brandon who keeps looking at a woman in a subway until she seemingly feels uncomfortable. The woman gets out of the train as soon as it stops and walks away from him, but he follows her.

Fassbender goes full frontal playing Brandon, a 30-something man living in New York who is unable to manage his sex life. His workplace computer and his Manhattan apartment are jammed with porn.

After his wayward younger sister Sissy moves into his apartment, Brandon's world spirals out of control. Sissy, played by , is a remarkable singer. However, she has plenty of her own problems and needs, exacerbating Brandon's impulses.

"Shame" is Steve McQueen's latest directorial work after 2008's "Hunger". Following its debut at Venice Film Festival on Sunday, September 4, the drama movie has its North American premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. There is still no release date for the film.



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