THE KILLING OF A SACRED DEER

Ireland/UK 2017, 121 mins, 16VSNL

Directed: Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster & The Favourite).

Starring: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan.

Winner Best Screenplay at Cannes!

The psychological horror thriller follows a charismatic cardiac surgeon, who is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice, after his life starts to fall apart, when the behaviour of a teenage boy, he has taken under his wing, turns sinister.

“The most unsettling film you will see this year.” Bloody Disgusting.

“Absolutely brilliant.” The Playlist.

“Be warned: this is tough stuff.” Empire.

“Absurdist humour … brooding horror masterfully realised.” The Hollywood Reporter.

“Intriguing, disturbing, amusing.” The Guardian.

“Chilling and breathtaking. Mesmerising thriller.” Rogerebert.com