By Lanford Beard
November 17, 2011 at 06:27 PM EST

A new U.K. poster for director Steve McQueen’s gritty sex addiction drama Shame has been released. It shows a simple but intense and vivid color scheme, allowing us to focus on leads (and buzzed-about possible Oscar nominees) Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan. Despite both actors’ full frontal nudity in the NC-17 film, the one-sheet is a neck-up affair, with both actors looking away from the camera in observance of the titular emotion. See the poster after the jump.

Shame opens on Dec. 2.

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