The Killing of a Sacred Deer United Kingdom, Ireland 2017 | 109 min | OV with german s.t. | Colour | FF 2017
Yorgos LanthimosYORGOS LANTHIMOS (*1973) is one of Europe's most original film auteurs. Dogtooth (2009) was his breakthrough, The Lobster (2015) was his most successful film to date and was shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG.
nominated for Sichtwechsel Film Award
rated for 0 + yearsSteven (Colin Farell) and Anna (Nicole Kidman) and their sons Bob and Kim seem to be the perfect family: she is head of an eye clinic, he a heart successful surgeon. They live in a beautiful house, they would appear to have everything. But beneath the immaculate surface trouble begins to brew when 16-year old Martin enters their lives. The teenager from a humble background makes friends with Steven and tries to pair him off with his mother. When the plan fails, he puts a curse on Steven's family. The Killing of a Sacred Deer was inspired by the Iphigenia myth and uses metaphysical elements to pursue the question of guilt and atonement. The film won the prize for best screenplay at Cannes.
Orig. Title: The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Screenplay: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Cast: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp
Producer: Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos, Andrew Lowe
Sprachfassung: OV with german s.t.
Camera: Thimios Bakatakis
Set Designer: Jade Healy
Cutter: Yorgos Mavropsaridis
German Distributor: Alamode Film oHg
World Sales: HanWay Films
Production: Element Pictures
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