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Marina Antunes [Celluloid 08.16.17] United Kingdom thriller drama



Holy shit.


That's pretty much the only thing going through my mind the first time I watched the trailer for for Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing of a Sacred Deer. Our French correspondent had somewhat prepared me for something great to come but this trailer has more than sealed the deal.


Lanthimos' latest stars Colin Farrell as a surgeon and Nicole Kidman as his wife as the pair deal with a phenomenon where children, specifically theirs but perhaps others as well, start to lose control of their limbs.



The trailer is cryptic, beautiful (shot by Lanthimos' long-time cinematographer Thimios Bakatakis) and eerie. I never considered that Ellie Goulding's pop anthem "Burn" could be so sad and creepy.


The Killing of a Sacred Deer opens October 27.



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Roy (3 months ago) Reply

phenomenon? Looks like the teenage boy is getting revenge on Colin Farrell by paralzing his kids for botching a surgery or something.


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