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The Killing of a Sacred Deer

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Original title
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Running time
121 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou
Thimios Bakatatakis
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Co-production United Kingdom-Ireland-United States; Element Pictures / Film4 / New Sparta Films. Distributed by A24
Thriller. Drama | Psychological Thriller. Supernatural
Synopsis / Plot
It tells the story of a surgeon (Colin Farrell) who forms a familial bond with a teenage boy (Barry Keoghan). When the boy’s behavior turns sinister, he’s forced to make a sacrifice.
2017: Cannes Film Festival: Best Screenplay
2017: European Film Awards: 3 nominations, including Best Director
2017: Sitges Film Festival: Critics Jury Award (Ex aequo), Official Selection
2017: Independent Spirit Awards: Nom. Best Sup. Actor (Keoghan) & Cinematography
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