Assassination Nation

Assassination Nation
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 48min
  • Directed by: Sam Levinson
  • Cast: Odessa Young, Hari Nef, Suki Waterhouse
  • UK release: 23 November 2018

When an anonymous hacker attacks the town of Salem, Massachusetts, spreading people’s secrets, a climate of hate and distrust takes over. Young is unforgettable as the dry central narrator and the central quartet of friends are refreshing and authentic in a film whose violence, dialogue and mayhem cuts close to the bone.

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Sam Levinson on Assassination Nation: 'There's a religiosity to ideas and ideology nowadays that's frightening'

23 Nov 2018

Actress Hari Nef and writer/director Levinson discuss the reimagining of the Salem Witch Trials

'There's nothing scarier than a large group of activated, mobilised people who believe 100% in their own unbreachable righteousness. It's so scary in fact you can make a thriller movie about it,' explains actress Hari Nef who stars in Sam Levinson's…

Assassination Nation

19 Oct 20184 stars

LFF 2018: This audacious modern spin on the Salem witch trials boasts a stellar cast including Suki Waterhouse and Odessa Young

Has social media spawned the rise of self-righteous, pitchfork wielding bigots, quick to judge anyone who doesn't fit into their bubble? Director and writer Sam Levinson's modern spin on the Salem witch trials captures the chaos and confusion of living…

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