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The Killer (2023)

Opens on October 27

Director: David Fincher Run Time: 118 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2023

Starring: Arliss Howard, Charles Parnell, Gabriel Polanco, Kerry O'Malley, Michael Fassbender, Tilda Swinton

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

World Premiere, 2023 Venice Film Festival

After a fateful near-miss, an assassin battles his employers, and himself, on an international manhunt he insists isn’t personal.

For his first thriller in almost a decade, David Fincher reunited with Se7en (1995) screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker and Erik Messerschmidt, the Academy Award winning cinematographer of Mank (2020), to adapt the 1998 graphic novel by Alexis “Matz” Nolent illustrated by Luc Jacamon.

About the filmmaker:

David Fincher is an American filmmaker known for his intricate psychological thrillers. His films have received 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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