Trust (Empire review)

trustsquareIf you were going to make a hard-hitting but sensitive drama about a 14-year-old girl (impressive newcomer Liana Liberato) groomed and raped by a chatroom paedophile, you wouldn’t necessarily hand it to the director of Run Fatboy Run. Nevertheless, David Schwimmer doesn’t fumble it, treading softly yet assuredly around the volatile subject matter, and drawing (mostly) strong performances from Clive Owen and Catherine Keener, as the victim’s parents.

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