The Killing of a Sacred Deer
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.
- Type of film
- Yorgos Lanthimos
- Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Lee Magiday, David Kosse, Yorgos Lanthimos
- Executive Producer
- Nicki Hattingh
- Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthimis Filippou
- Principal Cast
- Colin Farrell