- Original title
Essential Killing (The Essence of Killing)
- Running time
- 83 min.
Nicolai Cleve Broch,
Stig Frode Henriksen,
David L. Price,
Lars Markus Verpeide Bakke,
Thriller. Drama | Road Movie. Nature
- Synopsis / Plot
- An Afghanistan soldier (Vincent Gallo) is captured by US forces and sent to a Guantanamo-like detention center in an unspecified eastern European country. But he manages to escape and run into a vast, unfamiliar snow-blanketed terrain, where he must, as the title implies, do whatever it takes to survive.
: Venice Film Festival: Special Jury Prize, Best Actor (Vincent Gallo), CinemAvvenire Award
: Mar del Plata Film Festival: Best Movie, Best Actor (Vincent Gallo)
2010: 4 Polish Film Awards, including Best Film and director
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