Assassination Nation. High school senior Lily and her group of friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats just like the rest of the world. So, when an anonymous hacker starts posting details from the private lives of everyone in their small town, the result is absolute madness leaving Lily and her friends questioning whether they’ll live through the night.
Written and directed by award-winning screenwriter Sam Levinson, ASSASSINATION NATION is his second feature, debuting earlier this year to frenzied acclaim at Sundance Film Festival. The film will have its UK premiere as the Gala screening of the Cult Strand of the BFI London Film Festival on 19 October 2018.
Set in modern day Salem, high school senior Lily (Odessa Young) and her crew of besties live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies, and chats. So when a provocateur starts posting details from the private digital lives of everyone in their small town of Salem, the result is Category 5 chaos. People get angry… very angry. And Lily finds herself right in the middle.