The killing of a sacred deer


2017, UK-Ireland
120 min., col., OV – English

Director Yorgos Lanthimos
Scriptwriters Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou
DoP Thimios Bakatakis
Production design Jade Healy
Editing Yorgos Mavropsaridis
Cast Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, Sunny Suljic, Alicia Silverstone, Bill Camp
Producers Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos
Production Film4, New Sparts Films, HanWay Films
World Sales HanWay Films
Distributor in RF A-One Films

Steven, an eminent cardiothoracic surgeon is married to Anna, a respected ophthalmologist. They are well off and live a happy and healthy family life with their two children, Kim, 14 and Bob, 12. Steven has formed a friendship with Martin, a fatherless 16 year-old boy whom he has taken under his wing. Things take a sinister turn when Steven introduces Martin to his family, gradually throwing their world into turmoil and forcing Steven to make a shocking sacrifice or run the risk of losing everything.

  • Best screenplay prize, Cannes IFF-2017
  • José Luis Guarner Award, Sitges IFF-2017
  • Irish Film and Television Awards and Chlotrudis Awards for Best Supporting Actor


Director, scriptwriter, actor. Academy Award nominee for Best Original Screenplay (for “Lobster”). Born in 1973 in Athens, Greece. Directed a number of dance videos as well as TV commercials, music videos, short films and theatre plays. His first feature film “Kinetta” (2005), played at the Toronto and Berlin film festivals to critical acclaim. Lanthimos’s second feature “Dogtooth” (2009), won the Un Certain Regard Prize at Cannes IFF, followed by numerous awards at festivals worldwide and gained him Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. “Alps” (2011) won the Osella for Best Screenplay in Venice IFF and Best Film at Sydney. The first English language feature film “The Lobster” (2015) was premiered in Cannes and won the Jury Prize. It also about 30 prizes and Awards including European Film Awards in two categories. 


Theater them. Chekhov

12:00 - The murder of the sacred deer (Great Britain, Ireland, USA), Dir. Yergos Lantimos 121 ', 18+