The first clip from “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” by Yorgos Lanthimos’ was released today, ahead of its screening at Cannes (on the 22nd of May).
The Killing of a Sacred Deer is the second english language film by Lanthimos’ and together with Efthimis Filippou they wrote the script. In the film we see Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Alicia Silverstone. The film’s inspiration comes from a tragedy by Euripides and the main character is a surgeon that tries to bring to his family a young man and that will upset his ideal life.
The clip shows Farrell speaking with a young man who asks Farrell’s character to take off his shirt, leaving the surgeon feeling awkward.
Another photo was also released, this time showing Nicole Kidman smoking.