CURZON ARTIFICIAL EYE Announces The UK Release Date Of Yorgos Lanthimos’s THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER
Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Best Screenplay Award, Yorgos Lanthimos’ THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, will open in cinemas in the UK on 17 November
Acclaimed director Yorgos Lanthimos recruited a stellar cast, led by Colin Farrell (The Lobster, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them) and Academy Award® winner Nicole Kidman (Lion, Big Little Lies, The Hours), for the darkly disturbing thriller THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER, which premiered to rave reviews In Competition at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
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 sixteen-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.
THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER was filmed in Cincinnati, Ohio and reunites Colin Farrell with writer / director / producer Yorgos Lanthimos, following the critical and commercial success of THE LOBSTER.
THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER will be released simultaneously in the UK & Ireland on 17 November by Curzon Artificial Eye.