'Promising Young Woman' reveals roiling dark river of anger

Sara Stewart is a film and culture writer who lives in western Pennsylvania. There are mild spoilers below for "Promising Young Woman." The views expressed here are solely the author's own. View more opinion articles on CNN.

(CNN)"I was hoping you'd feel differently by now."

Carey Mulligan's character is highly quotable in the black comedy "Promising Young Woman," but this one line stands out as a mission statement: For all the high-profile attention to sexual predators in recent years, rapists still get away with it most of the time -- and victims who speak out are still likely to have their lives turned upside down.
Sara Stewart