More about the political life of Karl Marx than his personal life. The Young Karl Marx also chronicles how Friedrich Engels entered Marx’s life and contributed to his literary work.
With an absolutely riveting performance, Daniel Day-Lewis dominates this film. He plays Reynolds Woodcock, a fashion designer in 1950s London. Reynolds has a number of romantic attachments, all supervised by his sister, Cyril (Lesley Manville), who looks after her brother’s every need including getting rid of the girls he has grown tired of.