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The Killing of a Sacred Deer

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Synopsis

The story follows a young man that needs to take revenge, a doctor that has to make a decision, and his family that must survive. A psychological thriller with supernatural elements.
Inspired by a Euripides tragedy, the story centres on Steven, a charismatic surgeon, and a teenage boy who seeks to integrate him into his broken family. When the boy’s actions become increasingly sinister, Steven’s ideal life starts to fall apart and he is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice.

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Features
Director
Yorgos Lanthimos
Producer
Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Lee Magiday, David Kosse, Yorgos Lanthimos
Executive Producer
Nicki Hattingh
Screenwriter
Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
Principal Cast
Colin Farrell

Production Company

Ireland, UK, France, Greece, Netherlands coproduction

Element Pictures (IE), Film4 (UK) with support of Film4 (UK), New Sparta (UK)

Element Pictures UK
Lee Magiday
14 Newburgh Street
London
W1F 7RT
+44 (0)20 7287 5420
lee@elementpictures.ie
http://www.elementpictures.ie

Film4
124 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 2TX
+44 (0)20 7306 5190
http://www.film4.com

Sales
Company

HanWay Films
24 Hanway Street
London
W1T 1UH
+44 (0)20 7290 0750
info@hanwayfilms.com
http://www.hanwayfilms.com