The Killing of a Sacred Deer
- UK / Ireland
- 1h 49min
- Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos
- Cast: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Silverstone
Steven (Farrell) is a cardiac surgeon who finds himself being stalked by a creepy teenager, martin (Keoghan); then Steven’s family is threatened with an inexplicable sickness. Lanthimos’s trademark deadpan dialogue and dark humour exist alongside distressing flashes of cruelty. Chilling, powerful and disturbing.
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer24 May 2017
Cannes 2017: Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman star in Yorgos Lanthimos's twisted horror
The first film that springs to mind when watching this deeply disturbing psychological horror from director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, Dogtooth) is Cronenberg's Dead Ringers. In the opening scene, a beating heart is laid out on the operating table…
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