Directed by Steve McQueen. With Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Lucy Walters. A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.
Shame is a 2011 British-American drama film co-written and directed by Steve McQueen, starring Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan as grown siblings. It was co-produced by Film4 and See-Saw Films. The film's explicit scenes reflecting both siblings' sexual addiction resulted in a rating of NC-17 in the United States. Shame was released in the United Kingdom on 13 January 2012.