THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

A FILM by YORGOS LANTHIMOS

"A surgeon never kills a patient"

opens 4 jan 2018
Only at the arts house

THE FILM

SYNOPSIS

Steven (Colin Farrell), an eminent cardiothoracic surgeon is married to Anna (Nicole Kidman), a respected ophthalmologist. They are well off and live a happy and healthy family life with their two children, Kim, 14 (Raffey Cassidy) and Bob, 12 (Sunny Suljic).

 

Steven has formed a friendship with Martin (Barry Keoghan), a fatherless 16 year-old boy whom he has taken under his wing. Things take a sinister turn when Steven introduces Martin to his family, gradually throwing their world into turmoil and forcing Steven to make a shocking sacrifice or run the risk of losing everything.    

 

GENRE: Psychological Horror / Thriller 

CERTIFICATE: M18

DIRECTOR: Yorgos Lanthimos

STARRING: Colin Farrell

                          Nicole Kidman

                          Barry Keoghan

                          Raffey Cassidy 

                          Sunny Suljic 

                          Alicia Silverstone 

                          Bill Camp

 

Duration: 109 min

Country: Ireland, UK, USA

Year: 2017

Languages: English, Arabic 

Release Date: 4 Jan 2018