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A three-part anthology film shot during the long post-production process for Poor Things, Kinds of Kindness is a “triptych fable” featuring a small cast of stars — Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe, Hong Chau, Mamoudou Athie, and Joe Alwyn — as different characters enacting various forms of abuse on each other and on themselves.

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