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Cult 101: Zodiac (2007): The Director’s Cut

Opens on January 26

Director: David Fincher Run Time: 162 min. Release Year: 2007

Starring: Anthony Edwards, Brian Cox, Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr.

Country: United States
Language: English

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About the film:

Competed for the Palme d’Or at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. 

The true story of the investigation of the “Zodiac Killer”, a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for three men as their lives and careers are built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

“A modern American masterpiece.”

—Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out

About the filmmaker:

David Fincher is an American filmmaker known for his intricate psychological thrillers. His films have received over forty Academy Award nominations, including Best Director for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), The Social Network (2010) and Mank (2020). His other projects include his breakout hit Se7en (1995) and follow-up The Game (1997), cult classic Fight Club (1999), topical thriller Panic Room (2000), Palme d’Or nominated Zodiac (2007), the critically acclaimed The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Gone Girl (2014), and the Netflix series Mindhunter (2017–2019). Although known for his feature films, Fincher evolved his filmmaking style crafting award-winning music videos, including Madonna’s “Vogue” in 1990—frequently cited as one of the best videos of all time—and the Grammy Award-winning videos for “Love Is Strong” by the Rolling Stones (1994) and “Suit & Tie” by Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z (2013).

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