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Irish Film 'The Killing Of A Sacred Deer' Wins Big At Cannes

By katedemolder

May 29, 2017 at 8:46am

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Irish film The Killing of a Sacred Deer has won best screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival. 

The new Irish movie stars Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman and is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos. 

It's described as a thriller-horror and is co-produced by Dublin film company, Element Pictures.

The plot is about a charismatic surgeon forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart and the behaviour of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister. 

The film also stars young Irish actor Barry Keoghan, who is best known for playing Wayne (aka by the guy who blew up the cat) in Love/Hate. 

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