The Lobster director Yorgos Lanthimos is teaming back up with Colin Farrell for The Killing of a Sacred Deer, another off-kilter, apparently brilliant film.
The film, which co-stars Nicole Kidman and Barry Keoghan (Light Thereafter), is a slow-burning revenge drama in scrubs. The screenplay was written by Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Trailer
We’ve got a new trailer for The Killing of a Sacred Deer and it’s as unsettling as the first. Check it out…
“A surgeon never kills a patient,” Colin Farrell’s doctor character says in the first trailer for The Killing of a Sacred Deer. “An anesthesiologist can kill a patient but a surgeon never can.”
The trailer shows Farrell bonding with a young patient, while bits of family history drop like medicine into an IV. Kidman’s character looks like she’s put out from the waist down as the surgical air gets thicker.
So much creepiness. Check it out…
The Killing of a Sacred Deer premiered in Competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
According to the official synopsis:
In the psychological revenge thriller, Farrell plays a successful surgeon who attempts to integrate a teenager into his family, but when the teen’s actions grow increasingly sinister, the doctor is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer also stars Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp, Raffey Cassidy and Sunny Suljic.
A24 is the production house behind the diverse horror hits as The Witch, The Blackcoat’s Daughter, Ex Machina, Tusk, Under the Skin, and The Monster.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer Release Date
The Killing of a Sacred Deer will open in select theaters on October 20, 2017.
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