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The Killing Of A Sacred Deer
Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Alicia Silverstone star in this deliciously dark, twisted thriller by director Yorgos Lanthimos. With a seemingly idyllic suburban life, eminent cardiologist Dr Steven Murphy (Farrell) is happy to befriend a lonely, fatherless neighbourhood teenager, Martin, who soon starts dating the doctor’s daughter, Kim. However, when a bizarre series of ailments begin infecting his family, Murphy and his family find themselves caught up in a horrific web of hatred, suspicion and menace that threatens them all. With the characteristic psychological mind-games so deftly deployed by Lanthimos in his critically-acclaimed ‘Dogtooth’ (2009), this is a gripping, shivery slice of suspense that will make your legs tremble, appetite vanish and eyes tingle with fear…
2017 / English dialogue with Arabic subtitles / Colour / 109 mins
Genre: Drama and Thriller
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: GCC Premiere
Rating: 18+
Contains: Adult Themes, Coarse Language, Gory Images, Nudity, Sex and Violence
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Producer: Ed Guiney
Scriptwriter: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
DOP: Thimios Bakatakis
Editor: Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Composer: Johnnie Burn
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Raffey Cassidy, Barry Keoghan, Alicia Silverstone
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